Active Time
10-20 minutes
Total Project Time
10-20 minutes
Key Concepts
Human Biology, senses, vision

Introduction

Did you know that you have a blind spot in your eye? In fact, every person has an unavoidable blind spot in each of their eyes. This doesn't mean that you see a constant black spot in your field of vision though. Normally you don't notice these blind spots at all, however there are some ways how you can make these blind spots visible. This activity will show you how to find them. Can you find them or not?

Credits

Svenja Lohner, PhD, Science Buddies
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Materials

  • Cardstock paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler or measuring tape
  • Marker or pen
    Materials needed for the blind spot science activity.

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Active Time
10-20 minutes
Total Project Time
10-20 minutes
Key Concepts
Human Biology, senses, vision
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