2015 was a very busy year for IOSA. Between IYL activities and our regular work, our workshops reached more people than usual.
On October 31st, IOSA brought its “Discovering Light” workshops to La Casa Encendida, a cultural center in central Madrid. For four hours, children of all ages and their parents were treated to multiple workshops as well as optics-related games and activities.
On November 12th, IOSA participated in the Week of Science in Madrid, furthering our yearly involvement in this activity. Children from Madrid visited the Institute of Optics and were able to participate in our workshops as well as in a laser maze built in the labs of the Institute.
On 19th and 20th of November IOSA participated to a new activity of “Ciudad Ciencia” in Los Llanos de Aridane (Santa Cruz de Tenerife). The “Discovering Light” workshops were held for more than a hundred primary school children and for general public, which had the chance to have a first-hand approach with color, vision, ray tracing, fluorescence and optical communications.
Besides these activities, IOSA continued bringing its workshops to schools and hospitals at a rate of one per month.
We will be updating the website with more information soon.