Transparent, Translucent & Opaque – Elementary

Grade:1

Subject: Science

Topic: Transparent, Translucent and Opaque objects

Objective: To differentiate among transparent, translucent and opaque objects.

How did the activity go?

Teachers used glass, plastic sheets, gift paper and lunch boxes and their water bottles to explain about the different kinds of materials(transparent, translucent and opaque).

What did the students learn?

Students learned that plastic sheet and glass are transparent to all visible lights. Translucent objects allow some light to travel through. Materials like frosted glass and some plastics are translucent. Materials such as wood, stone, lunch boxes and water bottles are opaque to visible lights.

They enjoyed this activity a lot Alhamdulilah which formed a connection with commonly used objects.