Science Outreach Activities
Discovery days at AT&T park
(Saturday, November 2nd, 2013)
As a part of Bay Area Science Festival, Stanford Optical Society will be showing Laser Harp and other optical demonstrations to thousands of visitors at AT&T Park. Come, visit our exhibit, it is open for free for all!
(Sunday, November 3rd, 2013)
Stanford Optical Society will be offering three classes on holography to high-school students at Fall Splash. Students will have an opportunity to make their own hologram and learn the underlying principles of light interference.
Addison Elementary School in Palo Alto
(Wednesday, November 6th, 2013)
On the quest of education and breaking gender stereotypes, we are promoting optics to the youngest audience. Our Laser Harp has been successfully capturing their curiosity.
Stanford Optical Society: Illuminating the Science of Light!
Stanford OSA/SPIE has a long history of hosting and participating in education outreach activities. From planning teacher training events with multiple universities and hosting hands-on interactive booths for thousands of public visitors, to developing online demonstrations and optics curricula, we are committed to teaching and getting students of all ages excited about LIGHT!
Click on the tabs at the left to learn about some of our featured outreach activities!
Future scientists learn about optical illusions at Girl Scouts Go Tech 2009