School of Physics & Astronomy
   
   
  

Physics Taster Days 2017

  • Year 10 (co-ed)   Wednesday 5th July
  • Year 10 (girls only)    Thursday 6th July


The days are completely FREE* and consist of a mixture of lectures, practical activities and liquid nitrogen demonstrations.

All activities will be held in the Physics Building on the University Park Campus.

There will also be a guided campus tours and presentations/Q&A sessions on careers.

10:00 Arrival at the University

Your group/you will be met by a student ambassador who will lead you to your first session

10:15 Welcome and Introduction to the School of Physics and Astronomy

A short presentation including an overview of the day and highlights from the undergraduate courses offered and research currently undertaken.

10:30 Lab experience and experiments

A hands on practical activity in the student teaching laboratories with help from practising scientists

12:00 Lunch break and Campus Tour

A guided tour around University Park campus with our current students
(Lunch is not provided but there are plenty of places to obtain food on campus)

13:15 Careers Talk Q and A

A short presentation highlighting career opportunities in Physics.

13:45 Liquid Nitrogen demonstration

A chance to see Physics in action with examples of changes in material properties at low temperatures.

14:30 Closing remarks and depart

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School of Physics and Astronomy

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

For all enquiries please visit:
www.nottingham.ac.uk/enquiry