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122 resources with the concept eyes

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Why Don't Other Animals Wear Glasses?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn how eyes work to focus on objects. They see how a lens with a different shape changes the point of focus, requiring people to wear glasses or contacts. Viewers then learn how humans' eyes are different from other animals. 
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For Teachers 4th - 7th
Give pupils a magnifier, a mirror, and a flashlight so that they can examine their own pupils. As they shine a light on their eyes, the light is shone on how this structure dilates and contracts to control how much is allowed into the...
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Jacques Cousteau in Seashells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Visionaries create images out of dots to demonstrate the eye-brain connection. Through this activity, they learn that the brain interprets data collected by the eye into recognizable information. Search online for "Jacques Cousteau in...
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Blind Spot

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A small card with a dot and an X is held at arm's length and used to show youngsters where their blind spot is. This illuminating little activity is a compact addition to your lesson on the structure of the eye as it explains the part of...
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For Teachers 4th - 8th
To illuminate how afterimage occurs, create a star, square, or other geometric-shaped light for learners to look at for 30 seconds. Then, have them explain what they see as they shift their focus to a blank wall. A full explanation of...
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Characteristics of the Sun

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
After reading about how the sun gets its energy, and about the layers and features of the sun's atmosphere, heliologists complete a comprehension worksheet. On it, they label features on a diagram of the sun and match terms from the...
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How the Body Works—Eyes

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
You might find this video a little silly-ary (ciliary, as in, ciliary muscle). Giant, hat-wearing eyeballs with legs walk around as Chloe and the Nurb discuss different features of this light-collecting organ. Get your class focusing on...
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El cuerpo/ The Body

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Donde es la nariz? Distribute a copy of this picture to all of your young Spanish learners to introduce the Spanish words for eyes, nose, and mouth. They cut and paste the images over the words where they belong. Then, to finish, they...
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Intelligent Design and Evolution

For Students 10th - 12th
This video about a delicate, often controversial topic, does not argue for one area or another, but does talk about the random process versus design of an involved organ. The lecturer talks freely about how infinite complexity such as...
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Why Do Humans Have a Third Eyelid?

For Students 6th - 12th
That little pink bud in the inside corner of your eye is actually a vestigial eyelid! Find out more about the plica semilunaris, in a short video that explains why vestigial structures hang around.
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How Does Laser Eye Surgery Work?

For Students 6th - 12th
Everything you wanted to know about laser vision correction surgery but was afraid to ask; can be found in a short animated video. While highly technical, the animations that accompany the narration, make the surgery easy to understand....
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Pinhole Viewer

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Take a peep into optics. Pupils watch a video about a large Polaroid camera before building pinhole viewers. The scholars then create different types of viewers and compare them to determine which provides the best image.
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How Eyes Evolved – Analyzing the Evidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Octopodes existed for hundreds of thousands of years before humans, yet our eyes share many similarities. Scholars analyze the evidence to determine if the evolution of eyes best fits a homology or analogy model. They discuss the issue...
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Eyes and Sight

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A short interactive allows scholars to view a model of the anatomy of an eye that provides a description of how each part works and models how the parts function together. A short quiz on both the anatomy and the functions allows pupils...
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Explore Your Inner Animals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Human bodies prove evolution thanks to our genes, bones, and more. Learning about specific body parts and how they evolved from other species helps individuals better understand the transition species that helped us become who we are today.
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Why Is Blue so Rare in Nature?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why so blue? As it turns out, very few things in nature only reflect blue light! A short video from a comprehensive science playlist highlights the beautiful blues of butterflies, birds, and human eyes. The narrator shows how adaptations...
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Tuatara All the Way Down: Face to Face with a Living Fossil!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Change is good ... unless you're a tuatara! Meet Earth's oldest surviving reptile species in a fun video from an extensive science playlist. Content includes why the tuatara did not evolve and its unique anatomy.
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Can You Bend Light like This?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for instruction that seems more like wizardry? Look no further! Show your scholars some pretty amazing light experiments using a video from a comprehensive science playlist. The narrator performs and explains three simple yet...
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What Is Color?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If your electromagnetic spectrum lesson plan has you feeling a little blue, here's a resource that will have you tickled pink! A video from a vast physics playlist describes color from its humble beginnings as a wavelength to its...
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Can You See This Type of Light?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why can some organisms detect polarized light, but others can't? Scholars observe as the narrator constructs, demonstrates, and explains a simple polarimeter during a video from a larger playlist covering physics. Concepts include how...
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Do Carrots Help You See Better?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Does a carrot a day keep the eye doctor away? Junior nutritionists tackle the legend of better eyesight through carrot consumption using a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. The narrator exposes the origins of...
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The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Like tiny Supermen of the sea, mantis shrimp catch their prey using both bullet-like speed and enhanced vision. How do they do it? Young marine biologists discover the amazing adaptations found in the mantis shrimp and how they use them...
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Is Binge Watching Bad For You?

For Students K - 12th
Straining the eyes, myopia, lack of sun, and a sedimentary lifestyle are all possible side-effects of watching too much tv too regularly. Watch a video that explains how binge watching can cause poor health and eye risks, especially in...
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Contact Lens

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do contact lenses work? The simulation allows young scientists to explore focal length and lens type to see how and why contact lenses work. Pupils control the focal length for an eye and a lens, the type of lens, and the distance...