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Online Activity for Teens: How to Make a Phenakistoscope

Online Activity for Teens: How to Make a Phenakistoscope
Join us for a DIY project and learn how to build a phenakistoscope with artist and maker Megan Scott. This optical toy creates an illusion of movement and Megan chose Japanese umbrellas found in the Edo in Colour exhibition to spin them around. What object will you choose?
This video was created to mark Science Week.

Warning: This video contains flashing lights.

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