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UMD Physics Outreach presents our latest events

June 1 & 2 at 7PM we presented Physics is Phun: Full Spectrum, a program of optical demonstrations presented at a high school level.


Click here to visit the Outeach Page for details.




UMD Physics watching the partial eclipse of the sun on August 21

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Check out Maryland Physics' upcoming camps and programs for the summer!

Physics of Quidditch: 2 camps, July 9th – 13th, and July 23rd – 27th, For rising 6th grade – 9th grade. These one-week programs combine physics, sport, and literature to build critical thinking skills and have fun. Camp spots fill up fast so, apply early!

 The Amazing Science Discovery Camp: July 16th – 20th For rising 3rd grade – 5th grade. This one-week program introduces elementary students to scientific exploration of our world. Camp spots fill up fast so, apply early!


 Summer Girls 9th Grade: July 25th – 27th For rising 9th grade 

Summer Girls Advanced: July 20th – August 10th For rising 10th grade – 12th grade 

These two programs offer hands-on science activities and experiences with current research. Applicants who apply by mid-April can expect to receive a decision in early May.



Registration will open in February. Watch for updates on the camp webpages, and sign up soon!