How can a teacher increase the size of her pay check? By looking at it through a magnifying glass . MAGNIFYING GLASS. By: Toni-Ann Smith and Thomas Bailey. A magnifying glass is…. An instrument made of a convex lens that enlargers an image and focuses light.
By: Toni-Ann Smith and Thomas Bailey
Bacon was born in 1214 in a small village in Somerset.He studied optics at Oxford in Paris and became a professor there. He is credited with the invention of the magnifying glass because of his inputs and curiosity with optics. His greatest contribution dealt with lens, reflection and refraction.
Shortly after Bacon made the magnifying glass, the first convex eyeglasses were being made in Europe. The invention of the magnifying glass and more discoveries about the convex lens lead to the invention of binoculars (useful for bird watching or upper level seats at beaver stadium), microscopes (which helped revolutionize the fields of chemistry and biology), and telescopes (which help astronomy and allows me to view spectacular images courtesy of NASA’s powerful scopes.
I'm astonished at how many different things have stemmed form the invention of the magnifying glass, and how much of our daily lives involve some sort of by-product from the study and invention of convex lens and the magnifying glass
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