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Third Grade Tour: Light it Up! 

The Scientific and Cultural Significance of Light

Discussion: This tour considers scientific properties of light such as shadow, transparency, prisms, and wavelength. It also asks how shadow creates dimension and emotional messages. 

Science Concepts: Shadows are made when light is blocked, and highlights are created by light bouncing off objects. Materials are transparent, translucent, or opaque because of how much light they allow to pass through them. 

Art Concepts: Art elements can be employed to create illusions

Images: The following images are possibilities that you may encounter in this tour. Because of variables such as availability and time, you may not see these exact art works.


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