Summer Research Program for Science Teachers

Sasha O'Connor

Wm. H. Maxwell Career & Technical HS

August 2005



What is the anatomy of the visual system?


Performance Objectives

Students Will Be Able To:


National Standards

Content Standard B, D

Teaching Standard A, B, C

Assessment Standard B, D


New Vocabulary: electromagnetic spectrum, photoreceptors, neural, perception, UV range, fovea, optic disc


Materials:  transparencies of the eyes, overhead projector, models/diagrams of the eyes, chart of the electromagnetic spectrum,







Select four eye structures and explain their structure and function