Vision Facts and Myths for Parents
Old wives' tales abound about the eyes. From watching TV to eating carrots, here's the lowdown on some vision facts and fiction.
Teacher's Guide: Vision (Grades 6 to 8) for Educators
These activities will help your students see the big picture and learn how the parts of the eye work together with the brain to let us view the world.
Road Trip Boredom Busters for Parents
Road trips can be fun and educational with just a little planning and preparation. Here are some ideas to get your family revved up for a trip long on smiles and short on frustration.
Teacher’s Guide: Vision (PreK to Grade 2) for Educators
These discussion questions and activities will help your students understand how humans are able to see and what they can do to protect their eyes and vision.
Retinoblastoma for Parents
Retinoblastoma is a childhood cancer that affects the retina, the area of the eye responsible for sensing light and sending nerve signals to the brain.
Quiz: Vision (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators
This quiz is part of the Teacher's Guide on Vision for grades 9 to 12.
Genes play an important role in how we look and act, and even in whether we get sick. This article gives the lowdown on genes, genetic disorders, and new research into gene therapy.
Port-Wine Stains for Parents
For most kids, these birthmarks are no big deal — they're just part of who they are. Read about port-wine stains, how to care for them, and, if necessary, what treatments are available.
Answer Key: Vision (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators
This answer key is part of the Teacher's Guide on Vision for grades 9 to 12.
Birth Defects for Parents
Some birth defects are minor and cause no problems; others cause major disabilities. Learn about the different types of birth defects, and how to help prevent them.