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The Optical Society of California organizes and supports numerous Educational and Outreach Activities in Southern California and beyond. We have collected some helpful resources below. If you would like to get involved or contribute educational materials please contact us.

Left: Dr. Brian Monacelli teaches students about the optics of the eye. Right: Students use Fish Bowl optics to learn about the eye.

Educational Presentations


OSSC member Patricia Bath and supporter Steve Wong created iLASER, a Science APP for Elementary School students. Versions for iPHONE or iPAD are available.

OpTricks & OptoBotics


MacArthur Middle School Family Night. Left: Students make telescopes on an Optics Bench. Right: Students use the Teen Optics Bench at an after school program with Think Together.




Other Educational Resources