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What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn
- We can only see things when light is shined on them or when they emit their own light.
- Light can go through transparent objects.
- Light cannot go through opaque objects.
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Draw and label two objects that make light.
Draw and label one of each: An opaque, translucent and transparent object.
Write the names of two objects that are transparent, two objects that are translucent, and two objects that are opaque.