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Grass-roots examination of resources to leverage for a robust outreach program
Author(s): P. Griffiths; E. El-Kareh; D. Fong; H. Black; R. Dahlgren; S. Sukuta; P. Doherty; P. Grossi; D. Walker; J. Becker; C. Monroe; R. Farnsworth; B. Schmahl; R. Filson; T. Tarter

Paper Abstract

An ad-hoc group of has "self-assembled" in the Silicon Valley for the purpose of generating the wonder and excitement of science in young people, via optics. A systematic approach to science outreach is presented, and sample projects will be described, such as the Science NanoGrant project.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 2003
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9663, Eighth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, 96631H (6 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.2208466
Show Author Affiliations
P. Griffiths, OSNC (United States)
E. El-Kareh, IPC (United States)
D. Fong, IEEE SCV ExCom (United States)
H. Black, ESUHSD (United States)
R. Dahlgren, SCV LEOS (United States)
S. Sukuta, SJCC (United States)
P. Doherty, The Exploratorium (United States)
P. Grossi, RAFT (United States)
D. Walker, SJSU (United States)
J. Becker, SJSU (United States)
C. Monroe, SVEC (United States)
R. Farnsworth, LLNL (United States)
B. Schmahl, Schmahl Science (United States)
R. Filson, CSTA (United States)
T. Tarter, SCV CPMT (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9663:
Eighth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics
Barry L. Shoop; Grover Swartzlander, Editor(s)

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