How does photography work? (optional starter video)
Introduces the topic of light and photography (01:11).
The science behind photography (video)
Explains the science behind photography, including light rays, lenses and photosensitive material (04:16).
Building a pinhole camera (video)
Guidance on carrying out a pinhole camera practical activity (03:28).
Pinhole camera plenary (video)
Recap of key learning points, evaluation of pinhole camera activity and more challenges to investigate (02:14).
Light and pinhole cameras lesson plan
Provides guidance on using the videos in class and carrying out the practical activity.
Making a pinhole camera activity sheet
Step-by-step instructions on how to make your own pinhole camera.