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Difference in angle of peripheral vision between boys and girls.

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Science Investigation Difference in angle of peripheral vision between boys and girls. Introduction: Peripheral vision is the edges of your visual field. This allows you to see a little behind the eye if a straight line was to be drawn across your face in-line with the eye. Each individual has different angles of peripheral vision even if you are the same gender and from the same mother. Your peripheral vision can sometimes be extended if you are wearing glasses. Some people have a wider peripheral vision than others. Aim: The aim of my experiment is to find out which gender, male or female has a wider range of peripheral vision. I am going to carry out an experiment because I want to find out why some people can see more in their range of eyesight than others. ...read more.

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individual * A pencil or a pen * A fairly large protractor Measurements and Readings In my experiment I am going to measure the angle of vision of each individual. The measurement units that I am going to use during my experiment are going to be degrees (�). I am going to base my readings on four individuals, two boys and two girls. Of each individual I am going to take ten readings. Of these ten readings there is going to be five readings of the right eye and five readings of the left eye. Method: This is the way that I am going to carry out my experiment to perfection. First of all I am going to get the apparatus I will need for the experiment. Then I will gather the individuals that I am going to do my experiment on, together. ...read more.

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I will then draw a straight line using a ruler from where the pencil is, on to the protractor and note down the angle. I will continue doing this for each reading and each individual. Diagram: Below are some diagrams of how I carried out my experiment. Results: Below are the results of my experiment. Gender Left Eye Right Eye Averages Total Average Girl 1 8� 6� 6� 9� 6� 6� 5� 7� 5� 6� Left Eye 7� Right Eye 5.8� 9.35� Girl 2 15� 15� 19� 13� 12� 9� 13� 10� 9� 8� Left Eye 14.8� Right Eye 9.5� Boy 1 14� 13� 13� 14� 15� 12� 12� 12� 11� 10� Left Eye 13.8� Right Eye 11.8� 11.2� Boy 2 6� 10� 12� 12� 13� 8� 8� 9� 8� 10 Left Eye 10.6� Right Eye 8.6� Conclusion: From my experiment I can see that there is realy not much diiference in ...read more.

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