Vision activities

Vision activities
Publication Date: June, 2014
Type of Resource: Practical activity/investigation

This downloadable resource details some student practical activities that explore the nature of the human eye.

The MS Word document details hands-on experiments that determines the near point of both eyes, how our eyes use binocular vision, which is the dominant eye, judging distances, and finding the blind spot.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations... > ACSIS093
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Identify, plan and apply the elements of scientific investigations to answer... > ACSIS086
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Compare data with predictions and use as evidence in developing explanations > ACSIS218
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, pose clarifying questions and make predictions about scientific... > ACSIS231
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted > ACSSU080