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
To register please fill in the form below.