saturday, march 19, 2022
Phenakistoscopes are one of the earliest animation devices, made with a series of still images on a rotating disk. They create an illusion of movement because of the way the brain processes information. Join us to build your own phenakistoscope and explore the mind-bending secrets of apparent motion.
Preparations: Please print this template, scissors, a sheet of cardboard or thick paper, tape, one (1) pencil with an eraser, one (1) push pin or toothpick, access to a mirror
Expert: Larissa Vingilis-Jaremko is a vision scientist and the Founder and President of the Canadian Association of Girls In Science.