Find out how light bends and why we see shadows plus much, much more in this fascinating first introduction to the basics of physics. Packed with fun activities that will get children thinking about the everyday science around them, this guide uses scientific experiments to explore the properties of light and dark, and how we use them and are affected by them. An ideal first introduction to core Key Stage 1 science topics, combining clear and simple explanations with hand-on activities to encourage children to think about how the things around them work. Also includes a glossary to explain tricky terms plus parents and teachers' notes to help take the learning further.
Anna Claybourne is a widely published children’s non-fiction writer, and the author of Where’s Will? (Ivy Kids, 2015). She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her two children.