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"Optics 4 every1", the hands-on optics outreach program of the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
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Paper Abstract

The Fisica Pato2 (Physics 4 every1) outreach group started as a need of hands-on activities and active Science demonstrations in the education for kids, teenagers and basic education teachers in Nuevo Leffon maintaining a main objective of spread the word about the importance of Optics and Photonics; for accomplish this objective, since November 2013 several outreach events are organized every year by the group. The program Optics 4 every1 is supported by the Facultad de Ciencias Fisico Matematicas of the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon and the International Society for Optics and Photonics and consist in quick hands-on activities and Optics demonstrations designed for teach basic optical phenomena related with light and its application in everyday life. During 2015, with the purpose of celebrate the International Year of Light 2015, the outreach group was involved in 13 different events and reached more than 8,000 people. The present work explains the activities done and the outcome obtained with this program.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 September 2016
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9946, Optics Education and Outreach IV, 994615 (27 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2238070
Show Author Affiliations
Perla M. Viera-González, Univ. Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico)
Guillermo E. Sánchez-Guerrero, Univ. Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9946:
Optics Education and Outreach IV
G. Groot Gregory, Editor(s)

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