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The Eye: Fact or Fiction (Years 11-13)

University of Birmingham
Lectures Talks and Workshops
Wednesday 11th December 2019 (13:00-15:00)
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The Eye Fact or Fiction

Event Capacity: 150

Year Group: 11, 12 and 13

Subject(s): Medicine

Attendee Requirements: None

About: Can you really lose a contact lens behind your eye ball? Is sitting close to the television screen really bad for your eyes? Do babies see the world in black and white? Is it dangerous to sneeze with your eyes open? We will answer these questions and more as we explore common beliefs and myths about the human eye.

This workshop will teach students about the eye and visual system by separating 'fact' from 'fiction'. Students will be invtied to learn about one of the most fascinating and important organs in the human body, and why you shouldn't always believe what you see on television!

Additional Information: Individual bookings can be made by students in Year 12 and 13. Please note you may not be allocated all the places you request depending on availability.

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