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Mirrors and How They Reflect
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The lessons in this issue use the subject of mirrors to help students better understand light and symmetry in a series of experiments and activities to that introduces them to the basic workings of mirrors. They then become “trapped” in a mirror by a strange creature that will only let them return to their world after they successfully complete nine challenges using mirrors.

Note: This is an archival publication dating back to 1990 and any supplements or suggestions for off-site education may not be available.

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