This lesson aims to bring awareness to the problem of plastic pollution. How much plastic is lettering the planet, what can or could be done about it, what is being done about it? Are proposed actions sufficient?
This ILS allows students to investigate the relationship between the position of a light source, the size and position of the object and the size of its shadow. Once the lab is completed, the students are asked to get creative and make some shadow art of their own using simple materials.