Worksheet: Why Shadows Change Size

In this worksheet, we will practice on how to explain why shadows change size.


At what time during the day are shadows the shortest?

  • A12:00 pm
  • B6:00 pm
  • C2:00 pm
  • D9:00 am


Anthony wants to find out what happens to a shadow when you move a flashlight closer to and farther from an object.

What could he use to measure the size of the shadow?