• Regents Physics
    Algebra 2A
    Miss Pierce
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    Dunkirk Lighthouse  
    Fun Fact:  The Fresnel lens designed by physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel allowed lighthouses to magnify, using internal reflection, their beacons without adding too much mass.  Located in Dunkirk, NY and built in 1827 this is the Dunkirk Lighthouse.  The light in the tower is a third-order Fresnel lens and is still in the tower today. This special lens helps the light reach almost 20 miles and is worth over $1.5 million. The tower stands 61 feet tall and is made from limestone.  
    This is my dog, Chadwick.  You will be hearing a lot about him throughout the year!