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The Optical Illusion Pack
     

The Optical Illusion Pack

by Janet Sacks
 

Not only is this incredible kit packed with more than 100 mind-boggling illusions, it also explains the science behind them. Kids will love learning how the brain tricks the eye into seeing what may—or may not—actually be there. Sections explore:
  • Impossible shapes that appear real but are not
  • Static objects that seem to move

Overview


Not only is this incredible kit packed with more than 100 mind-boggling illusions, it also explains the science behind them. Kids will love learning how the brain tricks the eye into seeing what may—or may not—actually be there. Sections explore:

  • Impossible shapes that appear real but are not
  • Static objects that seem to move
  • Camouflage techniques used by animals
  • The magic behind animation
  • 3D images, and more
This fun and unusual pack comes complete with lots of cool accessories to help with the illusions including: 3D glasses, a thaumatrope (for animated illusions), a press-out impossible triangle, plus acetate sheets and spinners for creating vibrating lines and other illusions. A built-in storage pocket secures illusion accessories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764166174
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Pages:
36
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Janet Sacks has written more than 30 children's titles published worldwide, including Little Box of Magic Tricks and Little Box of Wizard Tricks, also published by Barron's.

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