Thurs. Mar 20, 2014
This is one of my favorite yet simplistic labs we do. Using a small plane mirror students place a whiteboard marker in front of the mirror. Because the markers are taller than the mirrors I have the students place a second marker at the location the image appears to be at. Once they have it placed they measure the position of the “image marker” relative to the mirror, both x and y components.
The View in the Mirror: