Reflection: Grappling with Complexity Detecting Motion and Color - Section 3: Wrap Up

 

As often as possible, I ask students to reflect on their learning and what it means to them and how it pertains to the real world. I find that students are often are able to repeat back information they learn, but cannot apply it to the real world. This happens in math as well. 

I love reading the reflections of my students, because it tells me that students are thinking about their thinking. It also shows clearly who understands their work in-depth and who has a more shallow understanding. This can be seen by the questions students pose and the level of complexity of their reflections.

  Reflection Often Raises More Questions Than It Answers
  Grappling with Complexity: Reflection Often Raises More Questions Than It Answers
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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.

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