Neuroscience for Kids provides teachers with an introduction to the eye and engaging classroom experiments on depth perception, visual discrimination, optical illusions, blind spots, and more. Includes three complete lesson plans with detailed teacher's guides.
The Optometrists Network provides checklists, information about vision impairments and other eye-related topics for parents and teachers.
Take a look at this vision Study Jam from Scholastic.
KidsHealth has a fun video, quiz, worksheet and information for students, as well as a teacher's guide with lessons and activities for grades K-2, 3-5, and middle school.
Vision Testing and Enrichment
ColorVisionTesting.com defines being colorblind and will educate you about the different types of colorblindness. It explains why a person may be colorblind. You will learn about a new "pediatric" color vision test for early detection. If you think you may be colorblind, you can test your color vision on-line.
The Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a state agency which has been serving Idahoans since 1967. The agency assists blind and visually impaired persons to achieve independence by providing education, developing work skills, increasing self-confidence and helping them remain employed or prepare for employment.
From Arizona State University's World of Biology, How Do We See? and Seeing Color discuss the basics of seeing, vision correction, blindness, and animal eyesight. The site includes a self-test for color blindness, a chart comparing animal and human sight, a word search and crossword puzzle, quizzes, and a human eye worksheet.
Vision Science has collections of links to Resources and Demonstrations on the science of vision. For teachers and older students.
Eye Activities and More
Help your students discover more about their eyes with these simple, hands-on classroom activities from the World of Science museum.