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Chapter 29: 7-13

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Biology Homework Chapter 29: Senses - Sight


Reading Preparation

Textbook assignment: Chapter 29: The Senses, 7-13.

Study Points

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: The Senses, Part II.

Take notes on any questions you have, and be prepared to discuss the lecture in chat.

Study Activity

Perform the study activity below:

Use the color vision lab below to explore how humans perceive color.

  • Start with the Single Bulb option and the human full face.
    • Turn the bulb (flashlight) on by clicking on its switch.
    • Change the bulb colors. What colors does the human perceive?
    • Select the white light bulb, and turn on the filter. Change the filter colors. What colors does the human perceive?
    • Use the colored bulb and set it to green. Run the range of filter colors. When does the human perceive light from the colored bulb?
    • Switch to the three bulb option. How does changing the color of emitted light from each bulb change the color that the human perceives?

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

Read through the lab for this week; bring questions to chat on any aspect of the lab, whether you intend not perform it or not. If you decide to perform the lab, be sure to submit your report by the posted due date.