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Light Experiment

Updated: Dec 29, 2021

Shine the torch on 3 different materials.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 5-6 years old

Estimated Time: < 15 mins

Environment Indoors


  • Paper cup

  • Glass

  • Translucent plastic cup

  • Torchlight

  • Dark board

  • Activity sheet

Step 1:

Place the black board behind the plastic cup. Shine the torch on the plastic cup.

Step 2:

Replace the plastic cup with paper cup. Shine the torch on the paper cup.

Step 3:

Replace the paper cup with glass cup. Shine the torch on the glass cup.

Step 4:

Record observations on activity sheet with your child.

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