Education outreach is one of the most important and significant ways OSA and its members support local communities and inspire tomorrow's young scientists. OSA offers a variety of educator resources, including instructional classroom videos.


Optics 4 Kids Videos

Check out the OSA Optics 4 Kids video section to learn more about the science of light, see experiments, and learn more about how light behaves and interacts with matter.

OSA Stories

Hear from OSA members around the world tell their stories about why they chose the field of optics, mentors that made a difference in their lives, the exciting advancements in optical technologies and their experiences as a member of OSA. 

Inside Science TV

Inside Science Television (ISTV) produces short-form news vignettes about cutting-edge research and development in science, engineering, and mathematics. Inside Science is supported by the American Institute of Physics and a group of underwriters, including OSA and other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics organizations.

OSA History Videos

2016 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Optical Society. Leading up to this very special milestone, the Society launched an OSA History archive, an online repository showcasing the remarkable scientific achievements and people who have changed the world by advancing the science of light.