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    In this activity (6th on the page), learners investigate how photoreceptors in the eye (rods and cones) "adapt" to low light conditions. Learners sort similar bottle caps in a well-lit...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (9th activity on the page), learners work in pairs to see how their perception of touch differs from reality. One learner uses a pen/marker to mark a point on the skin of another...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    In this demonstration (18th on the page), learners conduct a simple test to explore how the cornea refracts light, which is further bent by the eye lens through a process known as accommodation....

    free Ages 8 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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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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    In this activity (7th activity on the page), learners use their sense of touch to identify mystery objects hidden in socks. Learners guess what is inside by touching and feeling the object on the...

    free Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (14th activity on the page) about the sense of touch, learners examine if it is easier or harder to identify an object if they move their hands over it. Working in pairs, one...

    free Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (12th activity on the page), learners conduct an experiment to demonstrate how muscles are constantly feeding information to the brain about what they are doing. Two identical...

    free Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (11th activity on the page), learners use pennies to test their hearing acuity. Learners collect pennies, drop them one at a time on a hard surface and listen to the sounds they...

    free Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this game (4th activity on the page) about hearing, learners test their ability to identify various sounds without looking. Suggestions for the sounds include shaking coins, tearing paper, and...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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