• Welcome to Spring 2019
  • Mission: Optics!
  • Eclipse 2017
  • Demonstrations
  • Popular Demonstrations by Class
  • What's Happening Spring 2019

Dear UMD Physics Faculty: Welcome to Spring 2019! We look forward to assisting you with your demonstration needs this semester and helping you to make your classes exciting and interactive.

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As we prepare for the fall semester, please remember we do need adequate time to prepare your demonstrations and ensure there are no conflicts between orders. For morning classes, please have orders in before 1:00 PM of the previous working day; for afternoon classes, before 4:00 AM the day of the class. If your class is outside the John S. Toll Physics Building, please get in touch with us one to two days in advance if possible so we can make arrangements for the materials to be packed so you or your TA can pick them up and return them in PHY0402.

 We are happy to work with you to ensure that you have everything you need. We're all looking forward to an exciting new semester!

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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We're a popular spot!



We have some exciting upcoming events in Physics!

30 March Physics Discovery Days: Quantum for Kids II

4-5 April Physics is Phun: Your Body in Space

27 April Maryland Day

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What's New


Physics is Phun presents YOUR BODY IN SPACE

April 4&5 2019

See photos here!


Quantum for Kids  March 30! 


 Check out the new LecDem Blog! Visit every week for news about physics, demonstrations, and science education.

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Maryland Day was a great success! Check out the Physics Events Photo Gallery! And catch us at Maryland Day 2019!



Did you see us at the USA Science and Engineering Festival?



Visit our Outreach Homepage!


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