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Optics -- Study and teaching

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View Resource Optics for Kids

The Optical Society of America operates this creative site where children can learn all about optics and its applications. Entertaining chameleon characters guide users through many sections of the site, explaining various concepts and suggesting activities. There is a large selection of educational articles about common phenomena, such as holograms, kaleidoscopes, reflection, and refraction....
View Resource Optical Research Associates: Optics for Kids

Optical Research Associates has posted this website with information on optics for kids. The website provides some optical basics and "a bit of a pep talk on science and engineering as careers." The website answers questions about lasers, light, and explains why the sky is blue. Links to other teaching and learning resources available for purchase are also provided.