11.45: How the Eye Works Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition cone Cone-shaped cell in the retina of the eye that detects light of different colors. cornea Clear, protective covering on the outside of the eye. lens Clear, curved structure that helps focus light on the retina at the back of the eye. optic nerve Nerve which carries impulses from the eye to the brain. pupil Black opening in the eye that lets light enter the eye. retina Part of the eye that contains light receptor cells. rod Rodlike cell in the retina of the eye that is sensitive to dim light. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Explains how the eye works to produce images. Learning Objectives None Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: cones cornea lens (4 more) pupil rods SCI.BIO.924.2.L.1 SCI.LSC.924.2.L.1 Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.924.2 (How the Eye Works) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.