We found 122 resources with the concept eyes
How Eyes Evolved – Analyzing the Evidence
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewOctopodes 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...
Why Is Blue so Rare in Nature?
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Tuatara All the Way Down: Face to Face with a Living Fossil!
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Can You Bend Light like This?
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Can You See This Type of Light?
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Do Carrots Help You See Better?
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
9 Weird Ways Animals See the World
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Chiton are mollusks that have no face, but have many eyes made from a component found in limestone. Here is a video that introduces nine ways animals see the world, including through rock eyes like chiton. Viewers learn about a vision...
How To Hit A Major League Fastball (According to Science)
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A baseball player with a vision of 20/7.5 can clearly see an object 20 feet away that normal folks could only see clearly at 7.5 feet away. This fact along with other interesting examples are explored in a video that explains how senses...
Why Don't Other Animals Wear Glasses?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.