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Phizzi practical: observing the sun safely

Make a pinhole camera to observe the sun safely.

When learning about seasonal change, and the Earth and space, children will be curious about our nearest star, the Sun. If you are talking about the Sun with your pupils, your first concern should be eye safety. This Phizzi practical includes instructions for how to make pinhole cameras which allow children to observe the sun safely but a full risk assessment should always be carried out.


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Safely observing the sun PDF 2 MB Download

Published: 10 November 2022

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