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In this online Flash game, learners will explore a coral reef using an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV).
In this activity, learners discuss and investigate how cameras, telescopes, and their own eyes use light in similar ways.
DIY Pasta Rover
In this activity, learners design and build a NASA rover using raw pasta and candy with a limited imaginary budget.
Camera ProjectorAdd to list Details
In this activity (posted on March 14, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a camera projector to explore lenses and refraction.
Personal Pinhole TheaterAdd to list Details
Have you ever heard of a camera without a lens? In this activity, learners create a pinhole camera out of simple materials. They'll see the world in a whole new way: upside down and backwards!
Bring it into Focus
In this activity (page 2 of PDF), learners play with a lens and a piece of paper to focus an image on the paper. Learners look at different things, and see how the lenses affect the image.
Finding the Size of the Sun and Moon
In this activity, learners build a simple pinhole viewer. They use this apparatus to project images from a variety of light sources, including a candle, the Sun, and the Moon.
Pringles Pinhole CameraAdd to list Details
An ordinary camera has a lens that makes an image on film. In a pinhole camera, a small hole replaces the lens.
Light PaintingAdd to list Details
Light painting is a creative activity that involves creating striking images and illusions using a camera, a light source, and a little practice.
Cardboard Opaque ProjectorAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners construct a projector out of cardboard to view their favorite images (such as storybook illustrations) on the wall.
Cardboard Box Camera ObscuraAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners construct a device that projects images onto a surface, so they can trace landscapes and other sights.