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The Science of Light
Funhouse MirrorsIntroductionLight in ColorLaws of Light
 
 

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No, that's not the answer. Concave mirrors make you look taller, and convex mirrors make you look shorter. To learn why, check out the background for this activity.

Don't worry if you were incorrect. Here's another task for which it's even harder to predict. On the next page, try to construct a fun house mirror. Using a picture of Melissa or her friend Sam as each one appears in the mirror, determine which parts of her mirror are concave or convex.

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