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Exploring Light: A FREE online course from the Exploratorium

24 March 2016 - 27 April 2016
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Join us online from March 24–April 27 for Exploring Light. Taught by Teacher Institute staff and offered by the Exploratorium through the Coursera platform, Exploring Light is a free professional development workshop for middle-school and high-school science teachers and general enthusiasts. Learn about visual perception, optics, image making, color, and the history of our understanding of light—by watching demonstrations of videos and exhibits and by doing fun, hands-on activities that allow you to directly experience natural phenomena using readily available materials. We’ll also explore teaching strategies and share valuable resources and tips for the classroom. We promise it will be an illuminating experience for everyone! Learn more and enroll: https://www.coursera.org/course/explorelight



The Exploratorium is considered one of the leaders in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources.