THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF
THE 2008-2009 PUBLIC LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM
Welcome to the 27th year of PHYSICS IS PHUN, hosted by Dr.
Richard Berg and the staff of the Physics Lecture-Demonstration Facility,
assisted by numerous invaluable volunteers. These free public programs,
which present physics at the high school level through the use of
demonstrations, aim to educate, inform, and entertain. Interactive
experiments will be available with volunteer supervision thirty minutes
before each program.
Thursday 30 October 2008...Friday 31 October
2008...Saturday 1 November 2008
Nuclear structure, radioactivity, uses for radiation,
and nuclear power.
ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
Thursday 8 January 2009....Friday 9 January 2009....Saturday
10 January 2009
(Snow dates January 15, 16 and 17)
Electromagnetism - featuring the infamous electromagnetic can crusher.
ENERGY AND MOTION
Thursday 12 March 2009....Friday 13 March 2009....Saturday 14
Exciting, danger-filled demonstrations of the laws of motion.
Thursday 7 May 2009..........Friday 8 May
2009...........Saturday 9 May 2009
Fascinating and surprising properties of our most important
Doors open by 7:00 PM, Program 7:30-8:45 PM
Physics Department Lecture Halls, Physics Building
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
DIRECTIONS: From Beltway Exit 25 south 1.9 miles on Route 1, right at light on Campus Drive, proceed one long block
and bear right at the "BIG M" traffic circle. Lecture Halls are 100 meters on right. Free parking is available in lots
RR and B in the lower three floors of the Regents Drive Garage, across the street from the Physics Lecture
Halls, or in nearby surface lots that designate free parking after 4:00 PM.
For further information call (301) 405-5994 or visit our web site.
To volunteer call Luci at (301) 405-7935.