The L.O.S.T. Art of Image Description - Converging Lenses

Magnifying glasses and cameras often use converging lenses, but how do they alter an image? Pupils discover a lens, axis, and object arrow before identifying four characteristics of the resulting image. They label the location, orientation, relative size, and type.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Work through a couple of problems together to ensure students understand how to enter answers into the interactive
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of converging lenses and image description
  • Works on smart phones, tablets, laptops, or desktop computers
Pros

  • Offers explanations of how to solve the problems as well as extra practice for those who struggle
  • Works well in traditional or flipped classes
  • Links to teaching tips, presentations of the material, and additional modules for learning
Cons

  • None