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157 resources with the concept vision

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The Systems of Our Bodies

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Every bite we take and breath we inhale serves to keep us alive. But how does each body system work with each other? Use these lessons, videos, and apps to explore the ever-busy systems in our bodies.
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Pigeon Story: How the Rock Dove Became the Sky Rat

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
After training, pigeons can recognize correctly spelled words among misspelled words. In addition, they can use number sense to count, memorize thousands of pictures, and use navigational aids humans don't understand. As part of a larger...
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Color Vision Genetics Evolution Simulation

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
At one point, all mammals carried only two color receptors, but now most humans carry three. An informative presentation and hands-on activity demonstrate how this evolved through genetics. By participating in the activity, pupils...
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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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Blind Spot

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your eyes each work independently, so how do we only see one image? The quick hands-on experiment encourages young scientists to test their blind spots on each eye individually. After learning where the blind spot is and why it exists,...
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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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2011 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A student is taking her first exam in Japanese. What are some factors that could affect her success? Learners consider the question, as well as examine a study on vision and feedback using authentic College Board materials. 
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2012 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Deciding where to go to college is a tough choice, but psychology helps shed some light on how people make up their minds. Learners consider factors such as ethnocentrism and crystallized intelligence using an exam from College Board. A...
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Is This Really 3D?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What we call 3-D is only a good substitute. Part of a larger playlist on physics, an interesting video demonstrates different attempts at three-dimensional perception. The final example shows a true 3-D projection in the form of a...
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Could You Replace Your Eye with a Camera?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Eyeballs or cameras—which have the best functions? The video presentations compare the important functions of the eyeball and the camera. As technology changes, cameras become more impressive, but the eyeball still out-functions the...
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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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Are Invisibility Cloaks Possible?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What would you do if you could be invisible? It may not be as much of a daydream as you think! Discover the possibility of invisibility through a video from the ACS's Reactions playlist. The resource covers current invisibility...
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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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Persistence Of Vision

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Convince your pupils a purple ball is really red, blue, and green with a YouTube video lesson that demonstrates the persistence of vision using a simple ball. When the ball is in one place, it appears purple but when the instructor spins...
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Snow Goggles and Limiting Sunlight

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Why would someone need contact lenses that offer UV protection? With a 28-page packet full of instruction and worksheets, students discuss solar radiation and its potential harm to eyes. They make snow goggles similar to ones hunters...
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Color Vision

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans can only see visible light, but some insects can see ultraviolet light. Through a simulation, pupils explore how we see colors using one bulb. It moves on to demonstrate how we see colors by mixing three different bulbs (red,...
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Sensory System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans can sense about 10,000 different odors. Young scientists explore how humans interpret the world around them using their senses. The instructor reminds learners of action potentials and the nervous system and then focuses on three...
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How Do Animals See in the Dark?

For Students 3rd - 8th
How can nocturnal animals see at night? Bigger eyes? More photoreceptors? Use this video to discover the amazing ways animals have adapted in order to see at night.
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Taking Visual Impairment to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
What is the world like when you can't see, or when your vision is impaired? Learn about how Lisa communicates with the world around her with Taking Visual Impairment to School by Rita Whitman Steingold. Learners answer discussion...
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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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Blow the Roof Off!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Blow the minds of young scientists with this collection of inquiry-based investigations. Based on a series of eight videos, these "hands-on, minds-on" science lessons engage young learners in exploring a wide range of topics from making...
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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.