Perception and Illusions
It is often said that seeing is believing, but can we really trust what our eyes are telling us? In this resource, students explore optical illusions and how our brain strives to make sense of the information it receives.
Have you ever been to a magic show and wondered how you could perform amazing tricks, too? Many of the most magical looking effects are made possible because of some basic principles of science. This lesson gives students the chance to investigate the science of magic … or, perhaps, the magic of science.