Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

John Roggenkamp


This curriculum is designed to teach sixth through eighth grade students about vision. It is broken down into five sections. The first section teaches about the structure and function of the eyes. The second section covers the meaning of 20/20 and refractive anomalies. The third section discusses vision in the animal kingdom. The fourth section has a focus on diseases of the eye. The fifth section is a teacher directed section where the class can take a field trip, learn more about a topic the students enjoyed, or have the students give oral reports. A movie list and a packet of optical illusions is also included.

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Optometry Commons