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Hands-on Activity

Perception Deception

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Summary
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the structure of the human eye and analyze and classify optical illusions.
Overview
Topic: Optical illusions
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of how the human eye works
  • An exploration of how visual perception is affected by various optical illusions
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of how visual perception works by analyzing various optical illusions and by classifying them based on the type of visual perception responsible for creating the illusion.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 4 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

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