Belleville: More than Meets the Eye
How does the human eye see color and light? Join us in a hands-on exploration into the mechanics of light and discover how the eye and brain work together to see the world. Applying what they have learned, young scientists will get to build a kaleidoscope with their own unique design.
What is in an eye? Students will explore the visual systems of mammals through the dissection of a cow eye! Identifying various cow-eye structures, they will discover how the cow eye compares to a human eye! By testing their sense of sight, participants will begin to appreciate the little things – in our eye (right down to the little light-detecting cells) – which help us to see the world.
Is there a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow? Does a balloon pop every time it is punctured? Learning through hands-on activities, students will explore these ideas from a scientific and testable perspective.
What really happens when pop rocks mix with soda? Is there a geometric challenge that can never be solved? Through experimentation, data collection, and analysis, students will search for the answers to these intriguing questions.
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