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Description:

This web site provides step-by-step directions for constructing a pinhole camera out of an oatmeal box and other common household items. Each step is supplemented with photos to show exactly how to build the apparatus so that it will actually take pictures. Also included are detailed procedures for shooting the photographs and developing them in an amateur darkroom. **NOTE: If performing this activity with children, follow safety procedures for using the photo developing agent. SEE THIS LINK for safety information on Kodak Dektol: http://www2.itap.purdue.edu/msds/docs/9735.pdf

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

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English

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