Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity, learners calculate the width (horizontal diameter) of the blind spot on their retina. Learners make a blind spot tester using a piece of notebook paper. They use simple geometry of similar triangles to calculate the size of the blind spot.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

seeing,Data Analysis,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926114254520T,Biological science,brain,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,sight,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Psychology,Perception,Equations and Inequalities,Algebra,Human Senses and Perception,High School,Gathering Data,Life Science,General science,Human Body,Variables and Expressions,Informal Education,eyes,Middle School,photoreceptors,Geometry,Cells,retina,Plane Geometry,The Brain and Nervous System,Data Collection,Health/Medicine,Conducting Investigations,neuroscience,Physics,Vision,blind spot,General,Engineering,optical,Measurement,Education,optics,vision

Language:

English

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