In this activity, students are asked to view some optical illusions and critique what they see.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • understand that sometimes there are various interpretations of the same information
  • discuss the reliability of observational information
  • discuss the importance of critiquing evidence and the need for replication and corroboration of data.

Download the Word file (see link below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • illusion images
  • student handouts.


    Published 15 December 2016