22 August 2014 Optics activity for hospitalized children
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Proceedings Volume 9286, Second International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics; 928628 (2014) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2062820
Event: Second International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, 2014, Aveiro, Portugal
Abstract
USC-OSA is a student chapter whose objective is to bring Optics knowledge closer to the non-optics community. The activity developed at the Hospital school was one of the most important last year. It was consisted in a few Optics experiments and workshops with hospitalized children of different ages and pathologies. The experiments had to be adapted to their physical conditions with the aim of everyone could participate. We think this activity has several benefits including spreading Optics through children meanwhile they have fun and forget their illness for a while.
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Ana Gargallo, Ana I. Gómez-Varela, Hector González-Nuñez, Tamara Delgado , Citlalli Almaguer, Ferran Cambronero, Angel Garcia-Sanchez, Maria T. Flores-Arias, "Optics activity for hospitalized children", Proc. SPIE 9286, Second International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, 928628 (22 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2062820; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2062820
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