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This website from the Exploratorium provides an activity on building a powered Zoetrope, a device that produces the illusion of continuous motion from a rapid succession of still pictures.  The site contains written instructions and video clips to illustrate the construction process.  There's also a link to build a simpler Zoetrope that does not require an electric motor.
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Keywords: illusion, motion, movie, perception
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 2, 2006 by Ann Deml
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Build a Zoetrope. (2001). Retrieved May 21, 2024, from Exploratorium:
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