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Physics Discovery Day

Date:
Saturday, January 25th 2020
Time:
9:45 am - 1:30 pm
Website:
https://physics.illinoisstate.edu

Event Description

Physics Discovery Day is an opportunity for high school students and their parents to learn more about the Illinois State University Physics Department. Attendees will meet some of the department’s faculty and students in an informal setting and participate in some fun, hands-on physics activities.
Watch a video about the 2018 Physics Discovery Day Event here!

 

Attendance is free, but a reservation helps us plan for the event.
Please e-mail physics_discovery@ilstu.edu by January 25, 2020 to attend.

Lunch will be provided.

 

Participants will receive a $100.00 scholarship upon becoming an Illinois State University Physics major.

We look forward to visiting with you, showing you around the department, and introducing you to our fantastic students and faculty!

 

 

Tentative Physics Discovery Day 2020 Schedule

9:45am – 10:00am
Check-In

10:00am – 10:15am
Welcome, Introduction, Scholarship info

10:15am – 11:00am

 Bed of Nails

11:00am – 11:45am
Lightning

11:45am – 12:15pm
Crazy Double Pendulum or Dancing Metronomes

12:15pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00pm – 1:30pm
Quantum Teleportation

 

 

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.

Organizer

Department of Physics
Phone:
(309) 438-8756
Email:
krstewa@ilstu.edu
Website:
http://www.phy.ilstu.edu/

Venue

Moulton Hall
105 S. School Street
Normal, IL
Room:
309