Long-Distance Learning: Teaching Optics in the Outback

In the Australian outback, small towns and even individual homes are often separated by hundreds of kilometers of vast grasslands and sunburnt deserts. Providing adequate educational resources to children who live in these areas is a great challenge. The OSA Student Chapter at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra has created a science communication program that goes the extra mile—literally.

Become a member of OSA or log in to view the full text of this article.

OSA Members get the full text of Optics & Photonics News, plus a variety of other member benefits.

Add a Comment

comments powered by Disqus