Soda Can Mirrors

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Here is an entertaining and illuminating lesson on morphed images. Middle schoolers make cylindrical mirrors by wrapping soda cans in reflective mylar. First, they try to determine what the images are that are embedded in the plan by placing their mirror in front of them. Then, pupils have the task of creating their own morphed image by following detailed instructions, and utilizing the worksheets in the plan. The innovative plan should be a hit with your young geometers, and should lead to rich mathematical discoveries.

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