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Optics in Eastern Connecticut
Author(s): Nancy Magnani; Judith Donnelly

Paper Abstract

Through a partnership between EASTCONN, a regional educational service center, and Three Rivers Community College, both located in eastern Connecticut, students from 5th grade through college have been learning about optics and photonics. Using innovative approaches including hands-on workshops on selected topics in light, vision and optics/photonics, field trips to local photonics industries, and authentic learning opportunities at a college campus, students and their teachers are learning about light and optics with age-appropriate activities and are also being introduced to the potential career opportunities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 June 2009
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9666, 11th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference, 96660S (5 June 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.2208028
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Nancy Magnani, EASTCONN (United States)
Judith Donnelly, Three Rivers Community College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9666:
11th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference
K. Alan Shore, Editor(s)

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