Preschool Shadows Science

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Outdoor Shadow
Submitted by Betty
Measure children's shadows outside at different times of the day. Mark the shadows so that your children can see the shadow grow and then shrink back.
Groundhog Shadow
Submitted by Julie
Have each child create a groundhog on a paper plate. Attach a stick to this and put it in the ground. Measure the shadow of the ground hog every few hours. Graph the results.
Changing Shadow
Submitted by Amy
Have your children stand in one spot. Measure and mark their shadow. Now have them sit down and measure the shadow. Talk to them about why the shadow changed.
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