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published by the Exploratorium
This Exploratorium web page describes an interactive exhibit on perspective.  In the exhibit, visitors walk around in a room and seem to change size. A diagram of the exhibit is included.
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Restriction: © 2004 Exploratorium
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Keywords: Ames room, exploratorium, geometry, perception, perspective, snack
Record Creator: Metadata instance created August 3, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Nov 17, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2004), WWW Document, (
Distorted Room, (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2004), <>.
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Distorted Room. (2007, August 3). Retrieved October 21, 2017, from Exploratorium:
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Exploratorium. Distorted Room. San Francisco: Exploratorium, August 3, 2007. (accessed 21 October 2017).
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Distorted Room. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2004. 3 Aug. 2007. 21 Oct. 2017 <>.
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