• Physics Discovery Days
  • Physics Olympics
  • Summer Programs
  • Physics is Phun
  • Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
  • Question of the Week



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This series aims to educate and entertain the whole family through demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Our next event is coming up March 7th!

New! Morning session added to meet demand!

Registration closes February 20th!

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Summer Girls Program

Summer Girls is a free, two-week program with sessions for rising 9th graders and 11th and 12th graders.  Activities include numerous lab experiments, lessons, demos, and tours of research hosted at UMD.  The 9th grade session focuses on mechanics, while the 11th and 12th grade program jumps into the world of modern physics. 


Physics of Quidditch Summer Camp

This innovative program combines physics, sport, and literature of the Harry Potter novels.   Within the context of the real-life sport of quidditch, camp participants conduct experiments, learn concepts in mechanics, explore fantasy elements of the novels, and play the game of quidditch.

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