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Light on the Waves: Science, music, poetry… and light!
Author(s): Marta Garcia-Matos; Silvia Carrasco

Paper Abstract

A contest proposal addressed to high-school students at centers across Catalonia is described. The aim of the initiative is to raise awareness of photonics in high schools as well as to explore the role of humanities in science teaching and outreach. A detailed account of the first edition of the activity, with data on participation, results, impact, and feedback from teachers, musicians, and students is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 July 2014
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9289, 12th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference, 92892E (17 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2070733
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Marta Garcia-Matos, Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques (Spain)
Silvia Carrasco, Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (Spain)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9289:
12th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference
Manuel F. P. C. Martins Costa; Mourad Zghal, Editor(s)

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