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Innovative Resources for Educators and Students


SPIE provides these educational resources to introduce the fascinating and rapidly expanding fields of optics and photonics into the classroom. Utilize this information to encourage a better understanding of these exciting fields.


SPIE Scholarship in Optics & Photonics

SPIE Scholarship in Optics & Photonics
Providing support to students worldwide in optics, photonics, imaging, or optoelectronics.

ETOP 2012 ETOP - Education and Training in Optics & Photonics
Biennial conference that brings together educators to share information about teaching optics.
Light in Action DVD for Kids Free Multimedia
Complimentary educational DVDs and CDs in optics and photonics.
Free Posters

Free Posters
Complimentary optics and photonics posters for a fun visual way to share information.

Hands on Optics Hands-On Optics (HOO)
Hands-on education tools to excite students about optics and photonics.
Links to other sites of interest Online Resources
Innovative tools for teaching the science of light, optics and photonics.
Optics-Ed-Dir-2011-77x77.jpg Optics and Photonics Education Directory
International directory of education programs in optics and photonics.
Education Outreach Grants Education Outreach Grants
SPIE provides support for photonics related education and outreach projects.
Intel Science Fair Science Fairs
Science fair program support and awards in optics and photonics.