Just a few examples of the interactive and hands-on science experiments presented at the Physics Festival!
Jacob’s Ladder: High-voltage sparks are climbing the sabres of the Aggie Corps of Cadets
Gravity Well: Take a penny and see how stars and black holes deform space and attract other masses
Astronomy in the daytime? Absolutely! We will watch sun spots if weather permits.
Car Race: Will the car on the shortest track be first at the finish line?
Magic Bubbles: Watch the marvelous motion of soap bubbles in a container with dry ice.
Low Temperatures: See how a liquid gets colder the more it boils.
Hovercraft: An old tube, an old lawnmower, and a broken chair make up one of our favorite demos!
Superconductivity: No tricks! The superconductor will hover forever if it stays cold.
Liquid nitrogen: Can you smash a flower?
Musical Rods: Awesome sounds or awful noises?
Electric Generator: See how much power it actually takes to light a bulb!
Square-wheeled bike: How does it ride smoothly?
Depth Charge: Exploring phase transitions with liquid nitrogen.
Persistence of Vision: Generate cool pictures by riding a bike.
Van de Graaff Generator: Stylish hairdos with static electricity.