Learning about mirrors & condensation

We have been looking at mirrors today.

We worked with partners to become mirror images of each other, and we played a “spot the mirror image” game with coloured dots.

We can make our own steam (condensation) by blowing our own warm breath on the mirrors, or by placing the mirrors on top of a flask filled with very warm water.

We were wondering what materials can clean the condensation from the mirror.  We tried using paper towels, newspaper, straw, eraser, cling film to clean the mirrors of the condensation.  We discovered that the soft items made with fabric did a great job, while the pump and straw had the most interesting results.  See for yourself:

We spent some time this afternoon improving our oral language skills by making lists of nouns, verbs and adjectives that we used today.

We also had some fun discovering what lego people look like reflected in regular and in curved mirrors.

We love using curved mirrors.  They really change the images of the lego people.

We have learned a lot about the face and about mirrors and condensation today.

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