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Lab-Aids: Investigating Mirrors Kit - STEMfinity
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Lab-Aids: Investigating Mirrors Kit

$153.99

Lab-Aids: Investigating Mirrors Kit


This fun-filled kit introduces students to abstract concepts in science and mathematics. It applies the principle that children learn and understand more readily when taught using strong hands-on materials. 

This kit is an excellent tool for introducing students to the concept of light traveling in a straight line. It also introduces the uses and properties of mirrors. There are five core activities included in this package: Using a Mirror, Properties of Mirrors, Images in a Mirror, Reflection, Many Images. Students explore and discover concepts with minimal teacher direction as they manipulate plastic mirrors and mirror holders to create images. The material is user-friendly, and the safe plastic mirrors are of exceptional quality. The illustrated step-by-step process with easy-to follow instructions is presented in individual worksheets. The instruction manual provides detailed information about mirrors and all answers to the student worksheets. All material in this kit, for 30 students, is reusable.
 
The material is user-friendly, and the safe plastic mirrors are of exceptional quality. The illustrated step-by-step process with easy-to-follow instructions is presented in individual worksheets. The Teacher's Guide provides detailed information about mirrors and all answers to the student worksheets.

Scientific Concepts:
  • Introduce students to abstracts in science and math
  • Investigate uses and properties of mirrors
  • Understand that light travels in a straight line
  • Explore the reflection of light using mirrors

Content List:
  • 1 Teacher's Guide
  • 30 Student Worksheets and Guides for Investigation 1: Using a Mirror
  • 30 Student Worksheets and Guides for Investigation 2: Images in a Mirror
  • 30 Student Worksheets and Guides for Investigation 3: Many Images
  • 30 Student Worksheets and Guides for Investigation 4: Properties of Mirrors
  • 30 Student Worksheets and Guides for Investigation 5: Reflection
  • 30 Mirror holders
  • 20 Mirrors, plastic and unbreakable
  • 10 Angle cards
  • 20 Slit cards
  • 10 Protractors
  • 20 Rubber bands
  • 10 Washers
  • 10 Rulers

Classroom Planning:
  • Number of Students: 30 (maximum 10 groups per period)
  • To complete the five activities in this kit requires three to six ~50-minute class periods.