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This web page is an interactive tutorial for children on the anatomy of vision.  Users may interactively explore single-lens and compound eye anatomy.  Explanations of the fundamentals are illustrated with cross-section diagrams of both types of eye.  Links are provided to additional related resources, including puzzles and a kid-friendly glossary of terms.

This item is part of a larger collection of educational materials maintained by the San Diego Natural History Museum.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Optics
- The Eye
= Physiology
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
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© 2002 San Diego Museum of Natural History, 2002
Keywords:
animal vision, compound eye, eye anatomy, human vision, single-lens eye, vision
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Metadata instance created July 6, 2009 by Caroline Hall
Record Updated:
August 15, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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February 14, 2008
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(san Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, 2002), WWW Document, (http://archive.sdnhm.org/kids/eyes/basics.html).
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The Eyes Have It: Visual Basics, (san Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, 2002), <http://archive.sdnhm.org/kids/eyes/basics.html>.
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The Eyes Have It: Visual Basics. (2008, February 14). Retrieved December 17, 2017, from san Diego Natural History Museum: http://archive.sdnhm.org/kids/eyes/basics.html
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san Diego Natural History Museum. The Eyes Have It: Visual Basics. San Diego: san Diego Natural History Museum, February 14, 2008. http://archive.sdnhm.org/kids/eyes/basics.html (accessed 17 December 2017).
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The Eyes Have It: Visual Basics. San Diego: san Diego Natural History Museum, 2002. 14 Feb. 2008. 17 Dec. 2017 <http://archive.sdnhm.org/kids/eyes/basics.html>.
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