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Description:

In this activity (posted on March 20, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a stroboscope, a device that exploits the persistence of vision to make moving objects appear slow or stationary. Learners use simple materials and a few tools to construct and assemble an eyepiece and holder, handle, and one-, two-, or four-slot shutter disks. Photographs of the process included in this resource will help learners as they build their stroboscopes. Learners can use their device to view moving things/people and explore the strobe effect and persistence of vision.

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  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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English

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