- Have students create an artistic toy through this optics project
- Craft materials
- Rubber bands
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When the rubber bands are twirled quickly between the fingers, the two pictures appear to blend into one due to the persistence of vision. Here's how to make a thaumatrope.
- What else can you make instead of a bird and a cage? (Eg. a fish and a bowl)
- Find out similar projects that are based on the concept of persistence of vision.