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This webpage contains an Exploratorium activity that shows how the perceived size of an object depends on its distance from the viewer. A materials list, procedure, a follow up, and images of the setup, are all provided.
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Optics
- Geometrical Optics
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© 2007 Exploratorium
Keywords:
eyesight, geometry, perception, perspective
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created August 3, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated:
August 2, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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October 20, 1997
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(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2007), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/size-distance).
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Size and Distance, (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2007), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/size-distance>.
APA Format
Size and Distance. (1997, October 20). Retrieved December 11, 2017, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/size-distance
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Exploratorium. Size and Distance. San Francisco: Exploratorium, October 20, 1997. http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/size-distance (accessed 11 December 2017).
MLA Format
Size and Distance. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2007. 20 Oct. 1997. 11 Dec. 2017 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/size-distance>.
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