Benham's Disk

Seeing is believing! Or is it? With this simple experiment, young scientists can explore the concept of visual perception. Attach Benham's disk to a rotating appliance such as a hand drill; As it spins, the black lines appear to be colored. Include this activity when teaching on light, color, or optical perception. 

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Grade
3rd - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Language
English
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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