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    In this activity, learners create a simple “top” from a CD, marble and bottle cap, and use it as a spinning platform for a variety of illusion-generating patterns. Learners will use Benham's...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Experience a spinning spiral...you won't be hypnotized, but you'll see what happens when you look away. It's like getting off a merry-go-round and everything keeps moving.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore their eye pupils and how they change. Learners use a magnifying glass, mirror, and flashlight to observe how their pupil changes size in response to changes in...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this optics activity, learners discover that when they rotate a special black and white pattern called a Benham's Disk, it produces the illusion of colored rings. Learners experiment with...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This science activity demonstrates the dominant eye phenomena. What does your brain do when it sees two images that conflict? In this Exploratorium produced activity, do you see an oval or circle...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, learners estimate risks associated with different events and compare their estimates to the real possibilities. Use this activity to investigate how chemicals influence the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this quick optics activity, learners use a dim point of light (a disassembled Mini MagLite and dowel set-up) to cast a shadow of the blood supply in their retina onto the retina itself. This...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Do you have a hard time matching paint swatches with your furniture? When you consider human perception, color is context dependent. In this Exploratorium produced activity, you will see how you...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Create an illusion where it appears that your hand has a hole in it. You'll see the results from when one eye gets conflicting information.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this lab (Activity #1 on page), learners explore how we see color. Learners set up an experiment to evaluate how a group of learners view different colors as presented on different background...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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