Quantum for Kids is POSTPONED!  Details regarding new date/time will be posted soon!


The Physics Department at UMD actively seeks to engage the greater Washington, DC/Maryland community through a variety of outreach programs. With help from our faculty, staff, and world-class lecture demonstration facility, our programs bring education and entertainment to a wide array of audiences.

For a list of upcoming activities, see the Outreach Calendar.

To stay informed about upcoming outreach events, join our mailing list.

 If you are interested in volunteering at our events, please fill out our volunteering form.

 Programs and Events

 Current Events
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Spring Programs
Quantum for Kids, part of the Physics Discovery Days series, will return on March 30th with more quantum demonstrations, activities, and games. Check back in March for more information and registration.

Physics is Phun will present "Your Body in Space", an exciting new biophysics demonstration program. Join us on April 4th - 5th to find out what happens to the human body in space! See flyer for details.



Recent Activities
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Winter Outreach
On January 26th, come join us for the first event of 2019: Quantum for Kids. This event is part of our Physics Discovery Days series and is designed for families. Get ready for a day of quantum demonstrations, activities, and games.




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Hydro-Acoustic Speaker Beaker
What is a hydro-acoustic speaker beaker? The latest creation from the minds of the Physics Demonstration Facility, this speaker generates more than just sound waves.  Local students got a chance to build some first hand for their schools. Check out the photo gallery!




Physics Lecture Demonstration Outreach Programs
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