Perception & Illusion 4: Playing with Perspective
How can I use perspective to trick my brain?
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The nature of perspective means that we sometimes experience things not as they really are. Through activities, illusions, photography and discussions about how perspective can be ‘forced’ and shaped, this lesson plan invites pupils aged 7–11 to explore how our brains use the environment around us to make sense of what we’re seeing.
Developed for Dreamachine by A New Direction with the British Science Association, this 10-page lesson plan is one of three ‘Perception & Illusion’ resources for pupils aged 7–11. It includes prompts for questions and discussions, plus links and resources for further learning.
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