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121 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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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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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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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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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...
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Vision

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Your eye cells come in different shapes and serve different functions; rod-shaped cells see shapes and cone-shaped cells see color. Video 18 in the series of 47 teaches all about vision. Scholars see (no pun intended!) how vision works....
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Vision

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
From the iris and retina to glasses and contact lenses, learners will be excited to see what activities are in store for them as they learn about the complex organ of the human eye.
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Eye vs. Camera

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Take a look at the human eye through a different lens with this fun instructional video. Drawing the comparison between eyes and cameras, this resource helps young biologists better understand the anatomy and function of these...
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Could a Blind Eye Regenerate?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Whether it's healing a cut or mending a broken bone, the human body is capable of some pretty amazing repair work, but does it have the power to reverse the blindness caused by genetic diseases? Following along as this video investigates...
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The Evolution of the Human Eye

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Vision is arguably the most important of the five senses, but exactly how did we come by this amazing ability?  Find out with this engaging video on the 500 million year evolution of the human eye.
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What Are Those Floaty Things in Your Eye?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever find yourself looking at a clear blue sky and notice something that seems to be floating across your eye? Well, you're not alone. Watch this short video to find out exactly what causes this and other common visual phenomenon.
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How Optical Illusions Trick Your Brain

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What have our eyes and brains evolved to see? Discover the way our photo receptors and brains assemble visual information into the three-dimensional world we see around us.
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Total Solar Eclipse, 1 August 2008

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
NASA telescopes have captured the beauty and mystery of a total solar eclipse. While this video does not have much in the way of dialogue or concept explanation, it does show a sight that some of us (kids included) may never witness. A...