The Eye-In-A-Box features five stations plus multiple supplemental activities on the eye. At each station, students answer questions on their station notes, which can be collected for assessment or simply used to keep students on task.
Bill Nye Eyeball DVD and curriculum
OHSU interview film – local middle school students interview OHSU eye health professionals: an orthoptist, an eye surgeon, and an optometrist among others.
Blueprint for Health Eye chart
Eye Facts Poster
“Eye Didn’t Know That” Laminated chart
Country Doctors video This one-hour PBS video was made in rural Oregon about the need for local health care providers.
“Persistence of Vision” Clock or fan
Three simulation goggles – macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts
Life size eyeballs in a box
Wild about Healthy Vision – activities and reproducibles created by the National Eye Institute for learning about eye disease, eye safety, and first aid for eye injuries.
Animal Eyes – Interesting background created by the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology to share with students about how human and animal eyes differ; seeing in the dark; color vision, how the eye works, multiple eyes, and eye positions.
Museum of Vision: Seeing in 3D – Step-by-step activities to teach students about the human visual system and visual perspectives using art techniques. Time and material requirements are detailed.
Vision Curriculum – Three lessons created by the National Eye Institute: The Eyes and the Great Brain Connection! The Imperfect Eye and Eye Safety. Reproducibles for the anatomy of the eye, optical illusions, the visual system, eye safety, and eye-opening facts are included.