Shadows Worksheet                      Name:____________________
What time of day will the shadow be:
the longest? _____________    the shortest? _____________
Is the shadow longer or shorter than the actual height of a meter stick at these times:
What did you discover about shadows as a result of this activity?
What was the pattern in the shadow's movement?
What is a shadow?
How does the size of the shadow cast compare to the size of the actual object?
At what time of day will there be the longest possible shadow? (early morning or late afternoon).
How did the shadows change during the day?
What causes the shadow to move?
Was there a pattern in the shadow's movement?
Could the shadows movement be predicted?
At what season of the year will there be the longest
possible shadow? shortest?
How did the shadows change during the year?
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