The University of Arizona

Physics Discovery

Audience: Grades K-12 (guided, level-appropriate activities for each grade level)

Science Field: Physics or Engineering

Sponsored by the Department of Physics, these hands-on workshops are designed to teach K-12 students about the simple laws that govern the physical universe. Guided activities include Newton’s laws of motion, making liquids from gases, making magnetism from electricity, and exploring the optics of mirrors and lenses. Activities are covered at a level appropriate to the age group of visiting students.

Venue: Physics Discovery Lab, UA Science: Flandrau

Schedule: Physics Discovery is offered each semester, on Friday mornings.

Cost: Physics Discovery is $5 per student for groups of 15 to 30 students, or $7 per student when booked in combination with a Flandrau Field Trip and Planetarium program. Ask about Title 1 school discounts for both programs.

For more information on Physics Discovery activities, please contact:

Srinivas Manne
Director, Physics Department Outreach
smanne@physics.arizona.edu
520-626-5305

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