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The Physics Department hosts a wide variety of outreach events each year, including the long-running Physics is Phun demonstration series, and Physics Discovery Days for elementary-aged students.For information on the programs, visit our outreach page.
The 2022 Physics Congress (PhysCon) was a blast! Undergraduate students from across the country were able to visit the University of Maryland on October 6th. Check out highlights from the day HERE.
Physics is Phun is a series of semesterly shows geared toward high school audiences. The focus of the program is to educate and entertain. For more information on the program, click HERE .
Discovery Days is an interactive program starting with a demonstration show followed by a hands-on workshop. Discovery Days are developed for upper elementary students and their families. To learn more about the program, click HERE. To read an article about one of our recent programs, click HERE.
The Vortex Makerspace is back! During our open hours students have the opportunity to create, innovate, and learn. Join our hour-long workshops or stop by and get involved in a project during the day. Contact info and details HERE!