Facts About Light: Lesson for Kids


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The _____ is responsible for all the natural light we see on Earth.

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1. The speed of light travels about _____ kilometers a second.

2. As humans, we can see different colors on Earth because of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is light and where does it come from? You will be quizzed on how we can see different colors, how fast light travels and the three primary colors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Name the tiny particles in the air that scatter sunlight
  • Point out the thing that is responsible for the natural light we see on Earth
  • Explain why humans are able to see different colors

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to name the three primary colors
  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read information about the tiny particles in the air that scatter sunlight and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about the speed of light

Additional Learning

To find out more about this subject, view the lesson called Facts About Light: Lesson for Kids. This lesson will tell you about:

  • Ultraviolet and infrared light
  • How long it takes for light from the sun to reach Earth
  • Secondary colors
  • Why we can't see certain types of light