Turn on the lights and discover the science subject of light for kids with our cool range of experiments, free games, science fair projects, fun facts, interesting quizzes, videos and more!
Learn about rainbows, camouflage, color, stars, eyes and all kinds of interesting light topics. As well as activities for children, there are also lesson plans and worksheets for teachers, ideas for parents and a whole host of online teaching resources for anyone interested in the science subjects of light and vision.
Have fun learning about science with these cool light games. Enjoy a range of interactive activities that will help you understand light sources, reflections, shadows, and how humans see.
Light & Shadows
Try this fun science game for kids and enjoy experimenting with light while learning about shadows and the sun.
How We See
Learn about how we see and enjoy the challenge of illuminating a range of different objects using light and mirrors.
Enjoy our fun light experiments. Make a rainbow and experiment with light, color and heat.
Make a Rainbow
Separate sunlight into different colors and make a rainbow using refraction.
Does light bend? Use water to see if you can bend light like magic.
Take a look at these cool science videos related to the topic of light. Learn what scientists know about the sun, see how light bulbs are made and watch a spectacular lightning strike.
How are light bulbs made and how do they work? Find out with this interesting science video.
Learn how our view of the sun has changed over time thanks to new theories and inventions such as telescopes and satellites.
Enjoy the epic noise, bright light and incredible intensity of a lightning strike with this science video.
Check out our cool range of light related pictures, photos and diagrams.
Find interesting images of optical illusions, the sun, aurora borealis, the visible spectrum, electricity, the human eye, colors and more.
Check out these fun light facts for kids and learn more about sunlight, human eyes, the speed of light, optics, ultraviolet light and infrared light.
Enjoy a range of fun light facts and trivia related to sunlight, rainbows, wavelengths, electromagnetic radiation and more.
These fun eye facts for kids help explain the processes that allow us to see the world around us.
Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered which stars are the closest to Earth? Our top ten list helps answer that question for you.
Take the challenge of our quizzes related to light science. How much do you know about light properties, processes and uses?
The process of light bending as it enters a new medium is known as what?
Enjoy our fun lesson plans which include activities related to camouflage and physics. Make use of all our free teaching resources, classroom ideas and fun worksheets while finding activities and information on topics such as light and vision.
Enjoy a fun activity while learning how animals use camouflage to blend in or stand out from their environment.
Physics Word Search
How quickly can you find words related to light and physics? Find out with this printable physics word search for kids.
Make a kaleidoscope and get some great ideas for a range of fun light and physics science fair projects. Check out our suggested topics and find one you like.