Find out all about the science in the world around us with Moving Up with Science. Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2, each title explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments.
Moving Up with Science: Light looks at what light is, where it comes from and how essential it is to life on Earth.
Peter Riley was a science teacher for 25 years, 17 of them as Head of Science. His first book was published in 1981, and he has been a full-time author since 1996, with over 200 books published for children, students and teachers. He is the winner of the prestigious Schoolbook Award for Science in 2000, as well as being shortlisted for the Aventis Science Prize 2004 and nominated for the Educational Resources Award in 2009.
1: Lights in the sky 2: What else makes light? 3: Light and materials 4: Dull, bright and shiny 5: Mirrors and light 6: Darkness and light 7: Dark and light test 8: Shadows 9: The length of shadows 10: Shadow shapes 11: Shadow size 12: Shadows and time 13: Glossary 14: Answers 15: Index