• Physics Discovery Days
  • Physics Olympics
  • Summer Programs
  • Physics is Phun
  • Question of the Week
MotionFamily5 The people who brought you Physics is Phun introduce PHYSICS DISCOVERY DAYS. This series aims to educate and entertain the whole family through demonstrations and hands-on activities.
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Summer Girls Program

Summer Girls is a 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 classical physics, 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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