BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 6016

The structure of the eye

The structure of the eye
Key Info
  • The structure of the eye
  • Duration: 04:02
  • An introduction to eye surgeons who are investigating patients with detached retinas. The majority of the clip focuses on the structure of the eye and the functions of its specific parts. Detail regarding the retina, cornea, iris, lens and optic nerve are given together with a computer graphic of their position and function.
  • Subject:



    Bio: Human Body

  • Keywords: eye, retina, cornea, iris, lens, optic nerve, iScience
Ideas for use in class
  • An explaination how the parts of the eye function. After watching the clip, students could be asked to list the major parts and what they do.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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