Compound eye: Using the Animals Without Backbones text (in class only) and other resources (eg. on the web), research the compound eye.
- Sketch and label the parts of the compound eye.
- In point form, explain (a) how the compound eye functions; (b) the structure of the compound eye (ommatidia: lens, cone, visual cell, pigment cell); (c) arrangement of the ommatidia; (d) image formed (how the image appears to the insect); (e) colour vision; (f) ultraviolet vision.
- Record all the sources used.