Community Outreach

The Department of Physics and Physial Oceanography engages in a wide variety of outreach activities on its own and in collaboration with various partner organizations. The goals of these activities range from promoting awareness of physics and career opportunities in physics to providing support for enrichment and curriculum based acitivity in schools. A number of demonstrations illustrating principles in specific areas of physics are described below.

Electricity and Magnetismwhimhurst
Low Temperature and Thermal Physicsthermal physics set-up
Mechanical and EnergyMichael Morrow demonstrating mechanical energy and Prince of Wales Collegiate
SoundParabolic reflector

For more information contact:

Mike Morrow or Rick Goulding


Physics and Physical Oceanography

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552