THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
PROUDLY PRESENTS
THE 2008-2009 PUBLIC LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM SERIES

PHYSICS IS PHUN

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.

THE NUCLEUS

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 March 2009
Exciting, danger-filled demonstrations of the laws of motion.

WATER

Thursday 7 May 2009..........Friday 8 May 2009...........Saturday 9 May 2009
Fascinating and surprising properties of our most important substance.

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.
www.physics.umd.edu/lecdem