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Human and Animal Eyes

Why does your pupil get larger when the room is dark? So that more light can come into your eyes to help you see better.
How do nocturnal animals see better in the dark than we can? Their pupils can get bigger than ours and they have a colored layer at the back of their eyes that helps them see more light.
Why do people sometimes have red eyes in a picture that was taken with camera’s flash? Because the camera flash lights up the blood vessels at the back of our eyes.
What is the meaning for the word macula? The tiny area at the back of the eye that’s responsible for clear and sharp vision.
Why does your pupil get smaller when the room is bright? So that less light can come into your eyes to help you see better.
Why do some animals eyes seem to glow in the dark if you shine a flashlight on them? Because the colored layer at the back of their eyes glows when the bright light from the flashlight shines on them.
When is the science test? Thursday
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