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Light and your eye


Perception Snacks
http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/iconperception.html
These perception and eye-related activities are miniature versions of our museum exhibits.

Paul Doherty’s Eye Activities
http://www.exo.net/~pauld/summer_institute/summer_day2the_eye/day2_eye.html
Paul Doherty’s eye activities are part of the Exploratorium Teacher Institute’s month-long workshop for high school science teachers.

Pictures from Light
http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/pictures_from_light.html
With a lens, you can bend light to make pictures of the world.

Human Body Explorations
http://store.yahoo.com/explo/humbodex.html
This Exploratorium publication contains several eye-related activities, including Tunnel of Light, Something in Your Eye, and A Hole New Experience.



Seeing Collection
http://www.exploratorium.edu/seeing/
Learn more about the Exploratorium’s revitalized and expanded exhibit collection on vision and human perception.

Eye Exhibits
http://www.exploratorium.edu/cmp/exhibits/category/vision.html
The Exploratorium has developed over 50 exhibits relating to the eye and perception. Many of these can be found in our partner museums.

Pathway: Looking Without Seeing
http://www.exploratorium.edu/pathways/guided/looking_teacher.html
Can you always trust your eyes? This Field Trip Pathway will test the limit of your visual perception.

Pathway: Eyeballs
http://www.exploratorium.edu/pathways/guided/eyeballs.html
Investigate how we see things using this Field Trip Pathway.



Eye-D Aim High Webcast
http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/webcasts.html
In this Exploratorium Webcast, middle school students from the Aim High program explore the topic of retinal scans.

Not Fade Away
http://www.exploratorium.edu/seeing/notfadeaway/
Joel Deutsch shares his journey into blindness as his retina slowly deteriorates due to retinitis pigmentosa.

Sighting the First Sense
http://library.thinkquest.org/C001464/cgi-bin/main.cgi
This student-created Thinkquest site provides an interactive introduction to the eye, vision, and perception.

The Joy of Visual Perception
http://www.yorku.ca/eye/thejoy.htm
This online book presents copious information and illustrations on diverse topics relating to human vision and perception.

Cut Out Dissection!
http://www.petakids.com/disindex.html
This page from PETAkids presents ethical arguments against animal dissection.

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