Online Resources and Activities for Kids
Understand and test peripheral vision (Science Fair experiment idea)
Cow eye dissection video shows a detached eyeball being cut up for educational purposes
Convergence insufficiency is an eye-muscle coordination problem affecting one in 20 children. This site explains how CI impairs reading performance and everyday activities and provides a list of signs and symptoms.
Test your dominant side (eye, hand and foot) by completing a series of challenges.
Bend a straw with just your eyes and learn about the scientific principle that makes this possible. (It’s not magic!)
Learn about the parts of the eye and how they work together with your brain to allow you to see.
A ton of visual experiments on one page where you can measure your blind spot, uncover the science behind optical illusions, and much more.