Detecting Motion and Color

Unit 4: Eye Spy With My Animal Eye
Lesson 6 of 8

Objective: Students will understand how the photoreceptors in their eyes detect motion and color.

Big Idea: Students will understand that motion and color are detected by different parts of the eye and in very specific regions of the visual field.

  Print Lesson
1 teacher likes this lesson
Subject(s):
  45 minutes
eye
 
1
2
3
Similar Lessons
 
Creating Simple Spectroscopes
4th Grade Science » Waves
Big Idea: In this lesson, students build simple spectroscopes with paper, a cd, and black crayon in order to observe wavelength colors.
  Favorites(8)
  Resources(7)
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
Melissa Romano
 
Eyes Like a Camera
4th Grade Science » Life Science
Big Idea: In this lesson students will read and connect to learn about how the eye functions.
  Favorites(0)
  Resources(15)
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
Ellen Herman
 
Who Turned Out the Lights?
4th Grade Science » Energy
Big Idea: Students use lines, rays and diagrams to explain how light rays reflecting on an object help us see the object.
  Favorites(22)
  Resources(24)
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
Mary Ellen Kanthack
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close