Explore optics with your family and community with a variety of resources.
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Looking for engaging hands on science? Check out our optical experiments to bring educational entertainment to the family while teaching them some physics!
Exploring the science of light can be an adventure for kids of every age. Working with volunteers, we created video tutorials along with educational materials that can help families explore light together.
Each case includes a teaching guide and materials for demonstrations and experiments that teach about optics in a fun, hands-on atmosphere.
The PBL Projects are a series of STEM problem-based learning curriculum and professional development projects funded by the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The bi-annual Education and Training in Optics & Photonics (ETOP) conference, first held in 1988, is an international forum dedicated to the dissemination of information related to the teaching of optics and photonics.
Explore our educational poster series which explores optics and photonics. Posters are available in English, Spanish, French, German and Simplified Chinese. Created to provide downloadable resources for educations wordwide.