During the 2020-21 academic year, the PBL Projects will develop and present a series of five webinars to be hosted by the Optical Society as part of their We Are On series. We will be posting links to websites, videos and simulations that relate to each of the webinars after they occur.
Introduction to Lasers, February 11, 2021
Introduction to Fiber Optics, March 11, 2021
Introduction to Problem-Based Learning, May 6, 2021
The Optical Society also hosted a series of 8 interactive “Science Friday” webinars showing activities for home schooling or outreach suitable for 10-12 year old children. Each was recorded and the links are below. In addition to the video of the webinar, each has a link to a Parent/Teacher document with additional information and ideas for doing the lesson.
May 8, 2020 Optics Magic at Home – The Colors of Light
May 15, 2020 Optics Magic at Home – Light and Shadows
May 22, 2020 Optics Magic at Home – Reflecting on Light
May 29, 2020 Optics Magic at Home – Twisting Light
October 16, 2020 Things That Glow – Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
October 23, 2020 Lasers and Flashlights
October 30, 2020 What Can You Do With a Laser? Diameter of a Hair
November 6, 2020 What Else Can You Do With a Laser? See Your Pulse and Light Painting