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Photonics Explorer content translated to Italian thanks to Maria Bondani !
12.08.2014 - The didactic content of the Photonics Explorer has been translated to Italian thanks to Maria Bondani from CNR – Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnogies in Como, Italy.
The EYEST team met Maria Bondani during the ETOP- Education and Training in Optics & Photonics 2013- Conference in Portugal, where she presented a talk about “The ‘LuNA” project : experiment didactic modules exploiting portable setups to teach optics in Primary and Secondary Schools”, and the EYESTvzw team organized a workshop on the Photonics Explorer educational kit.
Maria Bondani was immediately convinced that the Photonics Explorer could be a great asset for the secondary schools in Italy and volunteered right away to translate its didactive framework in Italian.Read more
6TTW from Bernardustechnicum of Oudernaarde, Belgium wins the 'innovator contest' of EYEST
The aim of the 'innovator contest of the year' was to create new experiments making use of some of the components of the Photonics Explorer .
The students of the class 6TTW of the Bernardustechnicum of Oudenaarde submitted their experiment ' Polarization by reflection ' , calculation of the Brewster Angle.
Nathalie Debaes, new CEO of EYESTvzw handed over their prize of 250 euro during the proclamation ceremony on June 26 2014.
Richting Morgen supports 46 kits for teachers in Flanders in 2014!
46 kits have been sponsored by Richting Morgen for teachers in Flanders in 2014. Fifteen teachers will receive kits from Minister Ingrid Lieten, Minister for Innovation, Public Investment, Media and Poverty Reduction in the Flemish Government, at the first training in Hasselt!
Richting Morgen first supported the distribution of 47 kits for teachers in Flanders in 2013. Minister Lieten attended the official launch of the Photonics Explorer held at TE Connectivity in December 2012 where she highlighted the importance and impact of the initiative and confirmed the first governmental sponsorshop for Flanders, Belgium.
Photonics Explorer content translated to Russian!
The didactic content of the Photonics Explorer has been translated into Russian with the initiative of ITMO, St. Petersburg, Russia.
The National Research University ITMO is the leading school in Information and Optical Technologies in Russia. The Photonics Explorer didactic content has been translated into Russian with the efforts of Prof. Sergey Stafeev and his group along with input from several secondary school teachers and pedagogic experts to ensure a high quality and accurate translation.