Light Energy

By: Jenna Claire and Sophie


Our energy is light energy. Light energy can be defined as how nature moves energy at an extremely rapid rate. Light is a thin ray or beam of energy that travels in a straight line.

How Does Light Energy Work?

Light energy works when photons, which are small packets of energy or units of electromagnetic radiation, travel in electromagnetic waves throughout space.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantage- Light energy allows you to see in the day time.

Disadvantages- At night time you must use electricity because the sun goes down causing you to spend money.

Interesting Facts

  1. Light travels at about 300 million meters per second in space!
  2. White light from the sun is made up of seven colors of the rainbow! (ROY G BIV)
  3. Light travels slower in different mediums such as solids, liquids and gases.