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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use a simple trick of perspective to dress friends in tiny cutout clothing. Learners make tiny pants out of card stock and tape them to the end of a stick. Then, learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity about depth perception, learners create an optical illusion in a shoe box. By looking through the viewing hole, learners explore how they can trick their brain into thinking that...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    These two activities (4th on the page) demonstrate the importance of two eyes in judging depth. In the first activity, two learners compare the accuracy of dropping objects into a cup using only...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this quick activity/demonstration (5th on the page), learners explore depth perception. Learners look at an object in the distance, close one eye, hold up their finger in line with the object,...

    free Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this easy demonstration (3rd on the page), learners explore depth perception by conducting a test with two pencils. Learners hold the ends of two pencils, one in each hand at arm's-length...

    free Ages 4 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners construct a three-dimensional ambiguous cube to explore visual illusions and how our brains interpret or misinterpret information. Learners will be surprised to see what...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners investigate visual perception as well as plan and conduct their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners discover how depth perception works by testing...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Closing one eye eliminates one of the clues that your brain uses to judge depth. Trying to perform a simple task with one eye closed demonstrates how much you rely on your depth perception. In this...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14
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    WGBH
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    In this optics activity, learners conduct an experiment to find out why two eyes are better than one! Learners compare how many pennies they can drop inside a cup with both eyes open versus their...

    free Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes