Mirror, Mirror

How many different shapes can you make using a single shape and a mirror?

How it works

Using the shape and mirror provided try to create as many new shapes as possible.

Things to Try or ask around the exhibit

  • Are some shapes impossible to make with just a mirror?

Background

The ability to imagine how a shape changes when looked at through a mirror is called spatial reasoning.

Finding the science in your world

We use spatial reasoning to navigate our way around the world without tripping over things.