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Seeing 3D


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    New York Hall of Science

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Seeing 3D

Create 3D glasses and use them to explore color, light and optics. Fool your brain into 'seeing' three dimensions on a flat surface!

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 18

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Red and blue cellophane
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Pencil
  • blue/red 3-D media: pictures, comic books, video, etc.

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Human Senses and Perception
      • Vision
      • Perception
  • Physical Sciences
    • Light and Optics
      • Lenses and Mirrors
      • Sunlight and Color

Informal Categories


  • Arts and Crafts

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • see color
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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  • Free access

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Source Collection:

  • TryScience

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Museum,

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