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ERIC Number: EJ1083296
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Reflection with a Twist: The Helical Mirror
DeWeerd, Alan J.; Hill, S. Eric
Physics Teacher, v44 n8 p496-497 Nov 2006
Over the last few years, the helical mirror or "spinner" has become a popular decoration for gardens and elsewhere. Even casual observation reveals intriguing optical properties, so the spinner is a good teaching tool. To facilitate student exploration, we suggest some questions and provide brief explanations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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