Light and the Eye
Age 11-13: Concept 2 - Semester 2: Unit 2

Find out how the human eye works, why we see colors best during the daytime, and why the sky appears blue! You'll also explore how animals eyes are different from our own, and build a tool that uses lenses to change how or what we see.

Other Items You May Need

The Age 11-13 semester 2 science units require materials from the Semester 2 Science Kit.
$110.00 #817 Age 11-13 - Semester 2 - Science Kit


  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 7th or 8th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Familiar with the five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by children in the seventh grade.

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: Lines of Light
  • Lesson 2: Translucence and Shadow (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Refraction and Reflection (3 Days)
  • Lesson 4: How Human Eyes Work (3 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Animal Eyes
  • Lesson 6: Color and Perception (3 Days)
  • Final Project: Tools of the Eye (2 Days)

Summary of Skills

Moving Beyond the Page is based on state and national standards. These standards are covered in this unit.
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