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Images Produced by Curved Mirrors
Images Produced by Curved Mirrors

Students use the Light Box and Optical Set's two different curved mirrors to investigate how light reflects from concave mirrors. Students make predictions and observations, and make generalizations about the focal point of a mirror, depending on its curvature. Download...

Lab #29.3   Light: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Lab #29.3 Light: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Purpose In this activity, students will investigate the minimum size mirror required for you to see a full image of yourself. Discussion Why do shoe stores and clothier shops have full-length mirrors? Need a mirror be as tall and wide...