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Title: Shadow Dance
Url: http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/AtHomeAstronomy/activity_01.html
Publisher: University of California, Berkeley. Center for Science Education
Description: This site, provided by the Center for Science Education at the University of California Berkeley, contains an activity to experiment with shadows and light sources and to understand the relationship between the angle of illumination and the shadow's length. Inquiry-based science is used to explore using a few basic materials: a flashlight, cardboard, and a toothpick. The site also contains an explanation of the observations and links to more information and other astronomy activities.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Sun
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Optics and light
Astronomy -- Sun
Date Issued: 2001
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Demonstration
Instructional Material -- Experiment/Lab Activity
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Rights: UC Regents
Access Rights: Free access
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