Youth Education

Youth Education Resources

Education outreach is one of the most important and significant ways we can support local communities and inspire tomorrow's young scientists. OSA offers a variety of educational resources; many are available free of charge. Use our online form to request copies of free educational materials.


Online Resources


Classroom Materials


Events for Educators


Additional Resources

Fun and Hands-On Optics Experiments!

  • Reflection Activities
  • Transmission, Absorption and Color
  • Properties of Laser Light: Monochromatic, Coherent, and Collimated
  • Applications of LASERS: Diffraction Labs and Activities