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I Spy with My Bionic Eye

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Weblinks

Weblinks 1

What exactly is light?

Describe on your WebQuest research sheet what light is, including some of light’s key properties.

This BBC webpage gives an overview of key points.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zq7thyc/revision

More information on light can be found here.

http://optics.synopsys.com/learn/kids/optics-kids-light.html

This BBC video contains some very useful information.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zm8sb9q


Weblinks 2

This simple webpage reminds us of why we see.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/physical_processes/how_we_see_things/read/2/

We use lenses to improve our vision.

Visit the websites below and use the information to describe on your WebQuest research sheet what convex lenses do.

http://www.myschoolhouse.com/courses/O/1/36.asp

http://optics.synopsys.com/learn/kids/optics-kids-lenses.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zq7thyc/revision/5

This BBC video is helpful.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/7912.html


Weblinks 3 

Our eyes are incredible organs, perfectly designed to capture sharp images of the world around us.

Visit the website below and watch the linked video. 

Describe how the eye works on your WebQuest research sheet. A labelled diagram may help.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zq7thyc/revision/7

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/the-eye-and-how-it-works/1626.html


Weblinks 4 

Cameras are our attempt as engineers to create machines that do the same job as eyes.

Visit the links below and describe on your WebQuest research sheet how cameras work.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zq7thyc/revision/7

http://www.leydenscience.org/physics/electmag/camera2.htm

 

Weblinks 5

Scientists are experimenting with bionic eye implants.

Read the articles and watch the videos in the web links below and explain on your WebQuest research sheet how they work.

A newspaper article from the UK is here.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10781788/Bionic-eye-helps-blind-man-see-again.html#

Two useful links to American news sites are below.

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/24/tech/innovation/bionic-eye-blind-man-argus/

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/woman-life-changing-bionic-eye-implant-article-1.1941439


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