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Sources of light


Light and dark


What are sources of light?

Any source which can make light is a source of light.


E.g.- Sun and other stars, fires, torches, light bulb, lamps etc.

 Also some animals like fireflies, glow-worms, are sources of light because they make their own light to attract mates.


Reflectors of light


What are Reflectors of light?

Reflectors of light cannot make their own light. They just reflect light.

E.g. – The Moon, mirrors


Why are mirrors not sources of light?

Mirrors do not make their own light. They just reflect light. That is why you cannot see a mirror in a completely dark room.


Is the moon source of light?

No,it isn’t. The moon is not a source of light because it just reflects light from the Sun.


Remember! You must not look directly at the Sun because, Sun is a very bright object which can damage your eyes very quickly.