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Mar 5th 2017

This is an Exploratorium teacher professional development course taught by Teacher Institute staff, open to any science teacher (particularly middle or high school level) and science enthusiast. This is a hands-on workshop that explores topics and strategies teachers can use to help their students become active investigators of light.

Average: 5.9 (28 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

Welcome to Course FOUR! In Modules 1-4 you will cover the final elements of the Specialization necessary to round out this introduction to the fundamentals of Photography, and prepare you for creating your own exciting project in the Capstone! You have come a long way since the beginning of this journey from Smartphone Basics to DSLR and Beyond. Just think of all the information you have absorbed and put to use in your assignments and quizzes, and the confidence you have gained that you CAN control the camera to make pictures you are proud to share.

Average: 5.1 (8 votes)
Feb 15th 2017

Learn about the physics of photons with applications to modern atomic and optical physics. In this physics course, you will learn about the quantum description of light with applications to squeezed states of light and teleportation as well as the non-classical states of light and single photons. You will learn how to do metrology with light. You will also learn about correlations with photons as well as atom correlation functions.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Feb 13th 2017

Learn some basic principles of physics that help you understand how the world around you works. In our highly technological society, it is useful to have a basic understanding of the how and why the world works the way it does: that’s what physics is all about. It also involves a touch of history, a bit of mathematics, and many everyday examples.

Average: 4.9 (7 votes)
Mar 7th 2016

Ce cours a pour objectif d’amener les participants à découvrir les concepts scientifiques qui sous-tendent les phénomènes de notre quotidien, à travers une démarche participative.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Jan 25th 2016

Light is a fascinating and familiar topic for children and adults. It’s also rich and complex, which is great if you are teaching a graduate level course in Quantum Mechanics. But how do you lay the foundation for this exciting topic? What do you teach to the youngest would-be scientists? This self-paced, 5 week course is designed for both formal and informal educators who want to teach children ages 6-14 about the science of light and optics.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Dec 14th 2015

Fourth part of a course in modern atomic and optical physics: the physics of line shapes and two-photon transitions.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Jan 13th 2015

This course covers key topics in the use of quantum mechanics in many modern applications in science and technology, introduces core advanced concepts such as spin, identical particles, the quantum mechanics of light, the basics of quantum information, and the interpretation of quantum mechanics, and covers the major ways in which quantum mechanics is written and used in modern practice.

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May 26th 2014

To share knowledge and issues in the physical properties of light, the accommodation of light in biological phenomena and medical applications, and the dynamic ways that light is experienced through color in everyday life.

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