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Handheld Torch

Product Code: TTORCH
A portable, easy-to-use torch designed for educational experiments on light and shadows.
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Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Shadow Formation

This portable torch is crucial for demonstrating how light interacts with objects to form shadows, aligning with Year 3 scientific goals. It provides a hands-on learning experience on light dynamics.

Light Travel

Use this portable torch to demonstrate how light travels in straight lines, helping Year 6 pupils understand light behaviour and shadow shapes.

Practical Learning Tool

Acting as an educational tool, this torch demonstrates key science concepts such as shadow formation and light travel, enhancing pupils' understanding of physical phenomena.

Portable and Convenient

Designed for classroom use, this lightweight, easy-to-handle torch is essential in demonstrating fundamental science concepts, suited for engaging and dynamic science lessons.

Year 3 Science Support

This product supports the Year 3 science curriculum by providing practical examples of light and shadow, encouraging pupils to investigate scientifically and understand abstract concepts concretely.

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Handheld Torch

A portable, easy-to-use torch designed for educational experiments on light and shadows.


  • This handheld torch is a versatile education tool ideal for engaging primary school children in light and shadow experiments, supporting specific learning objectives in the science curriculum.

  • Year 3 pupils can explore how the sizes of shadows change, understanding light dynamics, while Year 6 pupils can engage in activities that illustrate light's straight-line trajectory and the formation of shadows that mimic the shapes of objects blocking light. Educators can easily integrate this practical tool into various lessons to facilitate interactive and stimulating learning experiences.

  • Lightweight and easy to handle, this torch can be effectively utilised in multiple settings within a school environment. Requiring two DD batteries (not included), it is an essential resource for schools that need reliable and straightforward scientific equipment that supports key elements of the science curriculum.

Supports the National Curriculum

Science, Year 3, Light

Find patterns in the way that the size of shadows change.

Science, Year 3, Light

Recognise that shadows are formed when the light from a light source is blocked by an opaque object.

Science, Year 6, Light

Recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines.

Technical Summary


    Pack size

  • Single

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 11 years