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ERIC Number: EJ723740
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Simple Experiments on the Physics of Vision: The Retina
Cortel, Adolf
Physics Education, v40 n4 p325-331 Jul 2005
Many simple experiments can be performed in the classroom to explore the physics of vision. Students can learn of the two types of receptive cells (rods and cones), their distribution on the retina and the existence of the blind spot.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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