Resources for optics in middle school education

Stephen M. Pompea, Michael J. Nofziger

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This paper describes some of our experiences in Tucson in support of optics education in the middle school. A workshop for middle school teachers and work with middle school classes has identified a number of approaches that may be effective for the integration of optics into the middle school science curriculum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
PublisherSociety of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0819418846, 9780819418845
StatePublished - 1995
Event1995 Int. Conference on Education in Optics - San Diego, CA, USA
Duration: Jul 9 1995Jul 10 1995


Other1995 Int. Conference on Education in Optics
CitySan Diego, CA, USA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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