Zoetropes are an early form of animation technology. Learn about this Ingenium artifact and make your own version of this artifact using 3D printing!

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In people with synesthesia, stimulating one sense leads to the stimulation of another. Letters might always have a certain colour, or subway stations might have a taste!

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If you get seasick, it’s probably because what you see doesn’t match what you feel. So to understand motion sickness, you need to understand how your body senses motion.

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Go to any paint store or nail-polish shelf and you’ll see a dozen or so variations of the color black. Even inside a crayon box, there are a lot of shades. But what is the blackest black out there? (3:22 min.)

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In this winning entry for the 2014 Flame Challenge Physics Girl explains the mystery of color. How we see colour is very complicated and involves wavelength, reflection, signals and perception (3:50 min.)

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Have you ever wondered why water is clear in a glass but blue in our lakes and swimming pools? It's all about the spectrum of light! We break it down. (2:50 min.)

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What scientific thinkers and achievements have led to vast improvements in optics over the centuries? Discover the fascinating ways that our understanding of light informs the world in which we live. (4:16 min.)

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I am a chemical education research scientist. I have a research interest in the development and promotion of new access technologies in the science laboratory classroom for students who are blind or visually impaired.

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Most people depend on sight more than any other sense to interact with the world. But millions of people worldwide are either blind or have impaired vision. Fortunately, modern medicine is finding ways to improve and even restore sight!

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