Infrared Nanostructured Devices The Malis Research Group

Summer 2017

Prof. Malis organized and conducted outreach activities at Imagination Station, a local children’s museum in West Lafayette, IN. The activities introduced children age 4-12 to hands-on optics experiments involving light reflection, refraction, color formation, optical illusions and other physical phenomena. The children used visible and “invisible” ultraviolet and infrared light. Specifically, the children were able to view the world through and take pictures with two commercial (FLIR) infrared cameras.

Imagination Station

Prof. Malis also developed and performed optics-related activities for "Physics Inside Out", a summer camp for middle-school students from economically disadvantages area around Lafayette, IN.

Mixing light worksheet

IR picture worksheet

Electromagnetic spectrum introduction and Malis research 

Physics inside Out 2017

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