Tiana CHAN 301201275
COGS 100 – Assignment: Binoculars experiment
Due date: Thursday September 20th
Professor: Mr Picard
First thing I did was understand the experiment – In the light, examine two different
pictures through homemade binoculars made of toilet paper rolls. To do so these
were the steps that followed:
Step 1 - Unroll two rolls of toilet paper until all you have are the two cardboard
Step 2 - Go on the Internet and search for two images that are different and random
to each other yet have equal quality features (ex: size, perspective, dimension,
Image 1 – Polar Bear
Image 2 - Zebra
Step 3 – Tape/glue together the two cardboard singular cylinders so that they are
parallel to each other (side-by-side).
Step 4 - Cut out the images and tape/glue them on the same side at the end of each
cylinder so that the image covers the holes at the end of the cylinders.
Step 5 - In the light, look through the binoculars and focus on the pictures.
Step 6 - Write your observations and results down.
Here are the observations I distinguished:
- As I was looking through the binoculars, the two images seemed to be merg