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Wednesday - Writing task linked to Goodnight Mr Tom

Big Writing - Does Ibn  al-Hatham deserve the title  'The Father of Modern Optics'?

Watch the  short film about Ibn al  -Haytham and use the 'fact  sheet and quotes' to  write an answer to the above question. 

Your writing should include 4 sections: 

1)  Background   information - when/where he was born; his education; early life as a scientist

2) His discoveries about light

3)  His books and  other interesting information about his scientific work. 

4) Your conclusion - Does he deserve the title? 

 

Record your work on the provided sheet if you are able to - an additional page is available if needed.  Use plain paper if you don't have access to a   printer or type up your piece of writing. 

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