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Using the reflection seen in the bowl of a spoon as an example, this resource describes how an everyday childhood observation can lead to understanding how curved mirrors are used in telescopes and satellite dishes. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

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    Parabolic mirrors,NSDL,Upper Elementary,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Physical sciences:Light and optics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123520176T,Elementary School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Physics,Geoscience,Conic sections,Earth Science

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