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  • Question 1
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    Which light source causes shadows in the outdoor environment?

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    The Sun

    The Lightbulb

    The House

    The School

  • Question 2
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    When is a shadow formed?

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    When the light is turned off

    When the path of light is blocked by an object

    When an object falls to the floor

    When the light it turned on

  • Question 3
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    When the sun gets higher in the sky, shadows get ______.

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    longer

    gone

    shorter

    darker

  • Question 4
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    When the sun gets lower in the sky, shadows get______.

    answer choices

    longer

    gone

    shorter

    darker

  • Question 5
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    The sun appears to __________.

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    rise in the east, set in the west

    rise in the west, set in the east

  • Question 6
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    Shadows are longest during _______.

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    morning and evening

    noon

    night

    midnight

  • Question 7
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    Shadows are shortest around______.

    answer choices

    morning and evening

    noon

    night

    midnight

  • Question 8
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    Where does the sun rise?

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    North

    South

    East

    West

  • Question 9
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    When was this picture most likely taken?

    (Hint: think about the shadow's length)

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    morning or evening

    night

    noon

    afternoon

  • Question 10
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    Where does the sun set?

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    North

    South

    East

    West

  • Question 11
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    What do shadows on Earth help show?

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    Earth's rotation

    Earth's revolution

    Earth's equator

    Earth's axis

  • Question 12
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    When the Sun is behind you, your shadow is ...

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    behind you

    in front of you

    at the side of you

    not there

  • Question 13
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    When an object blocks the path of light, what is formed?

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    A problem

    A fog

    A reflection

    A shadow

  • Question 14
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    When an object moves closer to a light source, its shadow...

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    Gets smaller

    Gets bigger

    Changes shape

    Stays the same size

  • Question 15
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    Why do shadows made by the Sun move throughout the day?

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    Because the weather changes

    Because someone moves the objects

    Because the sun appears to move across the sky

    Because it's magic!

  • Question 16
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    Where will the tree's shadow be?

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    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 17
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    What is our main source of light?

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    sun

    moon

    trees

    electricity

  • Question 18
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    When was this picture most likely taken?

    (Hint: think about the shadow's length)

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    morning or evening

    night

    noon

  • Question 19
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    Based on the shadow, what time of day is it?

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    12:00 p.m (noon)

    2:00 p.m.

    1:00 p.m.

    7:00 p.m.

  • Question 20
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    Q. What time of day are shadows the shortest? 
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    Early morning
    Late Morning
    Noon
    Sunset
  • Question 21
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    Where will the tree's shadow be?

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    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 22
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    Which position of the sun will make the longest shadow?

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    A

    B

    C

  • Question 23
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    How does the sun's position in the sky change in 1 day?

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    The sun rises in the north and sets in the south

    The sun comes up in the east, overhead at noon, and sets in the west

    The sun rises in the east, is in the west at noon, and sets in the north

  • Question 24
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    Shadows are LONGER when the sun is _____________ in the sky

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    Lower

    Higher

  • Question 25
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    In what ways does a shadow change during the day?

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    They get smaller as the day goes on

    They get wider as it gets darker

    Shadows change direction and length

  • Question 26
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    Shadows are SHORTER when the sun is ______________ in the sky

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    Lower

    Higher

  • Question 27
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    Q. A student draws his shadow at 9am.  How will his shadow look at noon?
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    shorter than the morning shadow, or no shadow at all
    longer than the morning shadow
    the same length as the morning shadow
    it is impossible to predict how his shadow will change size
  • Question 28
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    At what time of day is the sun highest in the sky?

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    9:00 a.m.

    11:00 a.m.

    12:00 p.m. (noon)

    4:00 p.m.

  • Question 29
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    Q. Look at the picture.  Would the sun be low or high in the sky in the afternoon picture?
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    The sun would be directly above.
    You would not be able to see the sun at all.
    The sun would be low in the sky.
    The sun has nothing to do with shadows.
  • Question 30
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    It is is 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning and the sun is rising in the East. In which direction is the shadow going to appear?

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    East

    West

    North

    South

  • Question 31
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    Shadows appear in the opposite direction of where the sun is

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    True

    False

  • Question 32
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    It is is 4:00 p.m. Saturday evening and the sun is setting in the West. In which direction is the shadow going to appear?

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    North

    South

    East

    West

  • Question 33
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    Q. How does the Sun's position in the sky effect the length of a shadow?
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    It determines the length of the shadow.
    It makes shadows  appear super large.
    It helps you to see your shadow.
    It blocks all shadows, so you cannot see them.
  • Question 34
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    What causes a shadow?

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    turning the lights off in a room

    standing still with your back to the sun

    the sun being blocked out by an object

    standing in a dark room

  • Question 35
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    Q. At which location of the sun would the shadow of the light pole be the longest?
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    A  at 11 a.m
    B at noon
    C at 2 p.m.
    D at 6 p.m. 
  • Question 36
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    Q. The Sun seems to travel across the sky from ___________ to __________.
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    south to north
    west to east
    north to south
    east to west
  • Question 37
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    Q. At which location of the sun would the shadow of the lamp post be the shortest?
    answer choices
    A
    B
    C
    D
  • Question 38
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    Q. The ___________ rotation causes day to turn into night and night into day.
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    Sun's
    Earth's
    Star's
    Moon's
  • Question 39
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    Q. At which location of the sun would the shadow of the lamp post be pointing to the west?
    answer choices
    A
    B
    C
    D
  • Question 40
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    Q. The _______ of the Earth on its axis causes the position and length of the shadow to change.
    answer choices
    rotation
    revolution
    spin
    tilt
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