Pinhole Camera


This unit aims to make use of the Pinhole effect, and asks students to make a Pinhole Camera using simple materials. The main objective of this unit is to explain the nature of light, why it behaves the way it does, the nature of the image formed and how pinhole camera can be used to find the height of large objects like buildings or trees.

Materials Required

Black chart paper, tracing paper/translucent polythene sheet, print out of a ruler on paper, measure tape, scissors, adhesive, cutter, cello tape, aluminum foil used in kitchen.

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