Optical Illusions: Lessons for Kids


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What is NOT an example of what optical illusions can use to create an image that tricks our brains?

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1. What part of your body are optical illusions deceiving?

2. Who was the first philosopher to explore the idea of optical illusions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are optical illusions? Use the worksheet and quiz to see how much you know about optical illusions and some facts about them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see how much you know about:

  • An example of optical illusions creating images to trick our brains
  • What luminance is
  • Images that can be seen in the W.E. Hill optical illusion
  • Part of the body that is confused by optical illusions
  • The first philosopher to explore the idea of optical illusions

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - pick out the most important details from the lesson about optical illusions
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about why optical illusions work
  • Interpreting information - read and correctly interpret information about the term luminance

Additional Learning

Learn more by using the lesson titled Optical Illusions: Lesson for Kids. Some goals you can complete include:

  • Look at examples of optical illusions
  • See how optical illusions work
  • Review the history of optical illusions