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The Magic Words

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students investigate the truth behind several magic tricks by conducting the illusions in class.  In this slight of hand lesson plan, students create an illusion using a coffee can and shoe box.  Students perform their trick for friends...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students classify optical illusions according to their distinguishing characteristics. They create anamorphic art and use Mylar flexible mirrors to view and then they describe and analyze the optical illusion.
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Perception is Not Always Reality

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils view various types of illusions. Using one of the illusions, they try to determine how a scientist might explain them. They discover a t-illusion and use their own words to analyze them. In groups, they research a different solution.
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The Magic Hooey Stick

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the use of a "magic hooey stick". They discover the concept of illusions and how science can reveal them. They answer discussion questions to end the lesson.
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The Flat Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are first presented with the idea that the Earth is really flat. They prove that it is not--using a variety of techniques.
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Light - Reflection - Illusion

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students experience the magic of mirrors. In this reflection and illusion lesson, students witness magic tricks that work because of mirrors, then rotate through five stations to complete hands-on experiments using mirrors, light,...
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Illusions of Depth

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice drawing a landscape to show an illusion of depth. In the drawing, they can put whatever objects they choose to but have to remember to show depth. They explain how overlapping and size differences show...