My fourth grade scientists performed several investigations to further understand the properties of light. We used UV lights to write on paper coated with zinc sulfide. Click here and click here to watch us in action. While we were in the dark room, we also turned the lights on and off and observed how our partners’ pupils changed.
Why does the straw appear to be broken when it is placed in water?
When you look on the concave side of a spoon, your reflection is upside down, but when you turn the spoon to the convex side it is right side up. Why?
Mirror writing was a real challenge! can you read this?
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Why does the arrow reverse when you add water to a jar?
Water magnifies. Why?
We also looked at several optical illusions.