World Science Day + Optics

550 New and Improved Explore Optics Kits from the OSA Foundation and Go!Foton

Application Closed: 270 OSA Member Requests = 550 kits!

Thanks to a generous donation by Go!Foton we will distribute 550 kits to 270 OSA members in 40 countries

In recognition of World Science Day (10 November), The OSA Foundation offered Explore Optics Kits from Laser Classroom to OSA Members engaged in community outreach.  The Explore Optics Kit is an innovative, interactive package designed to introduce young students to the dynamic and exciting properties of light. Laser Classroom has upgraded the kits to include three Light Blox LEDs which are sturdy and designed just for the classroom.  These lights are perfect for mixing up the secondary colors of light (yellow, magenta and cyan) as well as for mixing a pure white light. 

Other materials in the kit include:
 
Reflect View 1 Set of Lazr fingers 1
Protractor 1 Package of Gummy Bears 1
Red Laser Pointer 1 Diffraction Grating 1
Peppers Ghost Pyramid 1 Invisibility Kit 1
Lenses & lens supports 4 Meter stick 1

Two applicable workbooks are available with hand-on activities and explanations of the demonstrated optical phenomena: We are very excited to share the following OSA Members will be receiving kit(s) in the next few weeks to further their outreach efforts in celebration of World Science Day!  Kits shipping the week of 13 November 2017.
 
  • Saba Adabi, USA
  • MichaeI Adetunji, USA
  • Hassan Afzal, BANGLADESH
  • Shilpi Agarwal, INDIA
  • Ankit Agarwal, INDIA
  • Alejandra Aguilera, COLOMBIA
  • Dilia Aguirre-Olivas, MEXICO
  • Aqeel, Ahmed, PAKISTAN
  • Sreeprasad Ajithaprasad, INDIA
  • Brian Albee, USA
  • Junaid Ali, PAKISTAN
  • Hossein Alisafaee, USA
  • Faleh Altal, CANADA
  • Mayra Amezcua, USA
  • Saifullah Amin, PAKISTAN
  • Anirudh Anand, GERMANY
  • Abhishek Anchal, ISRAEL
  • Alan, Andrade, BRAZIL
  • Syed Sadique Anwer Askari, INDIA
  • Santosh Aparanji, INDIA
  • Laura Ares, SPAIN
  • Henry Arguello, COLOMBIA
  • Mumtaz Murat Arik, USA
  • Abdullah Asmari, UK
  • Courtney Au-Yeung, USA
  • Yigit Ozan Aydin, CANADA
  • Elif Seyda Aydın, TURKEY
  • Argelia Balbuena, MEXICO
  • Enkeleda Balliu, SWEDEN
  • John Bartholomew, USA
  • Rajat Kumar BASAK, INDIA
  • Isaac Basaldua, USA
  • Christiaan Bekker, AUSTRALIA
  • Ajay Beniwal, INDIA
  • Jorge Betancourt-Delgadillo, MEXICO
  • Sahana Bhattacharyya, INDIA
  • Dipesh Bhattarai, AUSTRALIA
  • Andrea Blanco Redondo, AUSTRALIA
  • Rahul Bosu, INDIA
  • Ishaya Botson, NIGERIA
  • Edgar Bravo, MEXICO
  • Carlos Andrés Buitrago, COLOMBIA
  • Jonathan Bumstead USA
  • Joshua Burns, USA
  • VAISAKH C P, INDIA
  • Semih Cakmakyapan, USA
  • Hong-qian Cao, CHINA
  • Sergio Carbajo, USA
  • Arturo Alberto Castillo Guzman, MEXICO
  • Edoardo Ceci Ginistrelli, ITALY
  • SHUBHAM CHANDEL, INDIA
  • Nitish Chandra, USA
  • Oi Hei Chloe Chau, UK
  • Yizhu Chen, USA
  • Dashavir Chetty, AUSTRALIA
  • Monika Choudhary, INDIA
  • Tushar Choudhary, UK
  • Sajid Choudhury, USA
  • Bilas Chowdhury, USA
  • Claire Cisowski, BRAZIL
  • Dean Clarke, UK
  • Shane, Colburn, USA
  • Victor Contreras, MEXICO
  • Francois Copie, FRANCE
  • Pablo Costanzo, ARGENTINA
  • Dan Cracan, UAE
  • Morann Dagan, USA
  • Mathi Damodaran, NETHERLANDS
  • Yossef Danan, ISRAEL
  • Subir Das, TAIWAN
  • Subrata Das, USA
  • Jitendra Narayan Dash, INDIA
  • Dhananjoy De, INDIA
  • Moutusi De, INDIA
  • Ajit Debnath, INDIA
  • Mojgan Dehghani, USA
  • Leonardo Del Bino, UK
  • Maxim, Demesh, BELARUS
  • KOUSTAV DEY, INDIA
  • Pouya Dianat, USA
  • Benedict Diederich, GERMANY
  • Parmar Digvijaysinh, INDIA
  • Margaret Dominguez, USA
  • Maria Camila Dossman Ruiz, COLOMBIA
  • Seyed Morteza Ebadi, IRAN
  • Samuel Edeagu, UK
  • Yossef Ehrlichman, USA
  • Cindy Liza Esporlas, JAPAN
  • Dominik Esser, GERMANY
  • Michael Everson, UK
  • Kate Fenwick, CANADA
  • Tanim Firdoshi, INDIA
  • Clément Frayssinous, CANADA
  • Simone Gaiarin, DENMARK
  • Ashan Ariyawansa, USA
  • Galabada Dewage, USA
  • Juana I Gallego, ARGENTINA
  • Mario Garcia, MEXICO
  • AMIT KUMAR GARG, INDIA
  • Anel Garza Rivera, MEXICO
  • Jean-Christophe Gauthier, CANADA
  • Aniket Gedam, INDIA
  • Antoine Gervais, CANADA
  • Marcus Wilians Gomes Chagas, BRAZIL
  • Tiago Gonçalves Santos, BRAZIL
  • Juan Gonzalez, MEXICO
  • Sirisha Gopireddy, INDIA
  • Alejandro Graciano, MEXICO
  • Cecilia Guerra, MEXICO
  • Shyam Gupta, INDIA
  • Prince Gupta, INDIA
  • Miguel Angel Guzman Altamirano, MEXICO
  • Hugo Harleston, MEXICO
  • John Patrick Harris, USA
  • Rohit Hazra, INDIA
  • Diego Hernandez Rajkov, MEXICO
  • Jacob Hines, USA
  • Thomas Hird, UK
  • Takako Hirokawa, USA
  • Graham Hornig, CANADA
  • William Hutzel, USA
  • Victoria Hwang, USA
  • Andreas Loannou, BELGIUM
  • Erick Ipus, COLOMBIA
  • Muhammad Irfan, IRELAND
  • Seyed Hamed Jafari, CANADA
  • Daniel Jauregui Vazquez, MEXICO
  • Oscar Jimenez, USA
  • Ivy Krystal Jones, USA
  • Francisco Mesquita Jorge, ANGOLA
  • Renan Jorge, BRAZIL
  • Maribel Juarez Hernández, MEXICO
  • Dushmanta Kara, INDIA
  • Kavon Karrobi, USA
  • Philip Kassey, INDIA
  • Ryo Kato, JAPAN
  • Sanjay Kumar Keshri, IRELAND
  • Sanjay Khatri, USA
  • Sangsik Kim, USA
  • Kamal Kishor, INDIA
  • Putha Kishore, INDIA
  • Saikrishna Reddy Konatham, CANADA
  • Krishna Kumar, INDIA
  • Ranjeet Kumar, INDIA
  • Vijay Kumar, INDIA
  • Manoj Kumar, INDIA
  • Suraj Kumar Lalwani, INDIA
  • Vladimir Lazarev, RUSSIA
  • Lin kai Lee, SINGAPORE
  • Miguel Leitao, UK
  • Baolei Liu, AUSTRALIA
  • Victor Loaiza, COLOMBIA
  • Benjamin Lochocki, NETHERLANDS
  • Yanir London, ISRAEL
  • Hildibrando Gomes Lourenço, ANGOLA
  • Lorenzo Lucherini, ITALY
  • Pritam Maity, INDIA
  • Ra'ed Malallah, IRELAND
  • Vidhi Mann, INDIA
  • Allison Marn, USA
  • Beatriz Martinez, MEXICO
  • Toijam Sunder Meetei, INDIA
  • Mohammad Ali Miri, USA
  • Prateek Mishra, INDIA
  • Akhileshwar Mishra, INDIA
  • Stephanie Molina, USA
  • Sebabrata Mukherjee, UK
  • Manobalasankar Muthu, INDIA
  • Nataliia Mysko-Krutik, UKRAINE
  • Greshma Nair, USA
  • Kathirvel Nallappan, CANADA
  • Wilfrid Ndebeka, SOUTH AFRICA
  • Jan Novotný, CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Larissa Nunes da Costa, BRAZIL
  • Kwasi Nyandey, GHANA
  • Daniel O'Brien, UK
  • Yaniv Oiknine, ISRAEL
  • Figen S. Oktem, TURKEY
  • Figen Oktem, TURKEY
  • Olugbenga Olusoji, GERMANY
  • Ric John Ombid, PHILIPPINES
  • Eduardo Ortiz-Rascon, MEXICO
  • Gisell Lorena Osorio, COLOMBIA
  • Andrea Liliana Pacheco Tobo, IRELAND
  • Vikram Palodiya, INDIA
  • Gil Paryanti, ISRAEL
  • Snigdha Pati, INDIA
  • Arturo Pazmino, USA
  • Mostafa Peysokhan, USA
  • Shankar Pidishety, INDIA
  • Benjamin Lochocki, NETHERLANDS
  • Yanir London, ISRAEL
  • Hildibrando Gomes Lourenço, ANGOLA
  • Lorenzo Lucherini, ITALY
  • Pritam Maity, INDIA
  • Ra'ed Malallah, IRELAND
  • Vidhi Mann, INDIA
  • Allison Marn, USA
  • Beatriz Martinez, MEXICO
  • Toijam Sunder Meetei, INDIA
  • Mohammad Ali Miri, USA
  • Prateek Mishra, INDIA
  • Akhileshwar Mishra, INDIA
  • Stephanie Molina, USA
  • Sebabrata MUKherjee, UK
  • Manobalasankar Muthu, INDIA
  • Nataliia Mysko-Krutik, UKRAINE
  • Greshma Nair, USA
  • Kathirvel Nallappan, CANADA
  • Wilfrid Ndebeka, SOUTH AFRICA
  • Jan Novotný, CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Larissa Nunes da Costa, BRAZIL
  • Kwasi Nyandey, GHANA
  • Daniel O'Brien, UK
  • Yaniv Oiknine, ISRAEL
  • Figen S. Oktem, TURKEY
  • Figen Oktem, TURKEY
  • Olugbenga Olusoji, GERMANY
  • Ric John Ombid, PHILIPPINES
  • Eduardo Ortiz-Rascon, MEXICO
  • Gisell Lorena Osorio, COLOMBIA
  • Andrea Liliana Pacheco Tobo, IRELAND
  • Vikram Palodiya, INDIA
  • Gil Paryanti, ISRAEL
  • Snigdha Pati, INDIA
  • Arturo Pazmino, USA
  • Mostafa Peysokhan, USA
  • Shankar Pidishety, INDIA
  • Aditya Prabaswara, SAUDI ARABIA
  • Vemuri SRS Praveen Kumar, INDIA
  • Christopher Pugh, CANADA
  • Gemma Quinn, UK
  • Ruby Raheem, UK
  • BS Bhargava Ram, INDIA
  • Catalina Ramírez-Guerra, MEXICO
  • Lokesh Reddy, INDIA
  • Khalil Ur Rehman, TAIWAN
  • Raul Amaury Robles, TAIWAN
  • Cristian David Rodríguez Reyes, COLOMBIA
  • Kazi Rony, HONG KONG
  • Saeid Rostami, USA
  • Abhijit Roy, INDIA
  • Judson Ryckman, USA
  • Nishant Sachdeva, INDIA
  • Parinaz Sadri-Moshkenani, USA
  • Jhamal Salazar, Venezuela
  • Gangi Reddy Salla, INDIA
  • Amila Sampath, JAPAN
  • Bipin Saw, INDIA
  • Nathan Saxton, USA
  • Falko Schmidt, SWEDEN
  • Vivek Semwal, INDIA
  • Bereneice Sephton, SOUTH AFRICA
  • Samuel Serna, FRANCE
  • Amin Shahverdi, USA
  • Saleem Shaik, INDIA
  • Scott Sifferman, USA
  • Georgios Sinatkas, GREECE
  • Hukum Singh, INDIA
  • Woong Young So, USA
  • Rudrakant Sollapur, GERMANY
  • Anishkumar Soman, USA
  • Gaurav Soni, INDIA
  • Antonio Soruco, ARGENTINA
  • Lamborghini Sotelo, MEXICO
  • Alberto Sottile, ITALY
  • Manuel Spitschan, UK
  • Vibhu Srivastava, INDIA
  • Alexander Stamm, USA
  • Idan Steinberg, USA
  • Jasper Stroud, USA
  • Nava Subedi, USA
  • Batdalai SUKh, JAPAN
  • Stephanie Swartz, USA
  • Kayvan Tehrani, USA
  • Manoj Tolani, INDIA
  • Sergey Tomilov, RUSSIA
  • Angelina Totovic, SERBIA
  • Sorayda Trejos Gonzalez, COLOMBIA
  • Andrés Triana, COLOMBIA
  • Alejandro Turpin, GERMANY
  • Gavrielle Untracht, AUSTRALIA
  • Muhammad Usman, Pakistan
  • Pavan Vadapalli, INDIA
  • Fons van der Laan, NETHERLANDS
  • Amado Velazquez-Benitez, MEXICO
  • Araceli Venegas Gomez, UK
  • Onkar Verma, INDIA
  • Perla Viera-Gonzalez, MEXICO
  • Maria Jose Villarreal Aguirre, MEXICO
  • Juan Esteban Villegas, UAE
  • David Wagenknecht, CZECH REPUBLIC
  • James Walshe, IRELAND
  • Ibrahim Watad, ISRAEL
  • Ning Xu, CHINA
  • Alexey Yakovlev, RUSSIA
  • Shuo Yang, USA
  • Rakesh Kumar Yembadi, INDIA
  • Oleh Yermakov, RUSSIA
  • ChengLong You, USA
  • Mateo Zapata López, COLOMBIA
  • Tingting Zhang, UK
  • Shenyou Zhao, AUSTRALIA
  • Alexandra Zhdanova, USA
 


Established by UNESCO in 2001, World Science Day for Peace and Development is observed worldwide on 10 November. The day offers an opportunity to rally industry, scientific and research organizations, the media, teachers and NGO’s to highlight the important role of science in society and to engage the general public in the exploration of science.