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Title: Build a Zoetrope
Url: https://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/wcast2/zoetrope.html
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization)
Description: This website from the Exploratorium provides an activity on building a Zoetrope, a device that produces an illusion of action from a rapid succession of still pictures. The site contains written instructions and video clips to illustrate each of the five basic steps. Also provided is a link to build a simple Zoetrope that does not require an electric motor.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Recreation. Leisure -- Recreation. Leisure -- Games and amusements -- Children's games and amusements -- Toys
Science -- Physics -- Descriptive and experimental mechanics -- Dynamics. Motion
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light
Science -- Physiology -- Neurophysiology and neuropsychology -- Senses. Sensation. Sense organs -- Special senses -- Vision. Physiological optics -- Optical illusions
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Motion
Physics -- Optics and light
Date Issued: 2001
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Experiment/Lab Activity
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
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