Physics for educators and parents


The Department of Physics and Physical 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.

  • Do you want to see physics in action? A number of demonstrations illustrating principles in specific areas of physics are described below.
Electricity and Magnetismwhimhurst
Lighthologram
Low Temperature and Thermal Physicsthermal physics set-up
Mechanical and EnergyMichael Morrow demonstrating mechanical energy and Prince of Wales Collegiate
Sound

Parabolic reflector

For more information contact:

Mike Morrow or Rick Goulding

Contact

Physics and Physical Oceanography

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000