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    SPIE International Day of Light Lessons and Worksheets

    Photonics Lesson

    Demonstrate the science of light with lessons included in our SPIE IDL Outreach Activities Collection.

    • Explain the International Day of Light with the SPIE IDL PowerPoint presentation or Fact Sheet.

    • Videos: Share these video lessons available on the SPIE YouTube channel.

            • Polarized Light Art with video instruction in English, French, and Spanish and a worksheet (available in
              English, French, Spanish and Chinese below)

            • How to Make a Pinhole Viewer with Everyday Household Items with video instruction in English, French,
              and Spanish

    • Lesson Plans: With the help of our SPIE Student Chapters and other volunteers, lesson plans have been
      translated into other languages.

            • English Lesson Plan Worksheets 1

            • French Lesson Plan Worksheets 2

            • Simplified Chinese Lesson Plan Worksheets 3

            • Spanish Lesson Plan Worksheets 4

            • Diffraction Glasses Lesson in Hindi

            • Magic Water Lesson in Armenian

            • Magic Water Lesson in Italian

            • Magic Water Lesson in Russian

     


     

    1. The English Lesson Plan folder includes lessons on Diffraction Glasses, Microscopy, Light and Shadows, Magic Water, Plastic Bottle Chandeliers, Polarized Light Art, Reflection, Lasers, and Why the Sky is Blue.

    2. The French Lesson Plan folder includes lessons on Diffraction Glasses, Light and Shadows, Magic Water, Plastic Bottle Chandeliers, Polarized Light Art, Lasers, and Why the Sky is Blue.

    3. The Chinese Lesson Plan folder includes lessons on Diffraction Glasses, Light and Shadows, Polarized Light Art, and Why the Sky is Blue.

    4. The Spanish Lesson Plan folder includes lessons on Diffraction Glasses, Light and Shadows, Polarized Light Art, and Why the Sky is Blue.