Join us for Cal Day 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Cal Day Schedule of Events in Physics

INFORMATION MARKETPLACE
Come to table #23 at the Information Marketplace to learn about a major in Physics! This will include Physics and The Society of Physics Students with some great demos!  
10 am – 3 pm, Sproul Plaza

 

PHYSICS MAJOR INFORMATION & ADVISING SESSION*
Meet the Physics Undergraduate Advisors who will answer questions about the program, requirements, academic opportunities, and life as an undergrad.  
9:00 am – 10:30am 
374 and 376 LeConte Hall

*This event is specifically designed for prospective freshmen and transfer students interested in the physics major.   

 

DISCUSSION
Physics Undergraduate Program Panel*
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
2 LeConte Hall      

*This event is specifically designed for prospective freshmen and transfer students interested in the physics major.   

 

GUIDED LAB TOURS**
Tours meet and depart from the courtyard/breezeway between Birge Hall and New LeConte Hall. Each tour departs promptly at the time listed and lasts approx. 30 min.

Dark Matter Search
11:00 am, 11:45am

The Donald A. Glaser Advanced Lab (Physics 111)
11:00 am, 11:45am

Quantum Materials Lab (Research into the new materials that will shape our future)
11:00 am, 11:45am

**All tours meet and depart from the courtyard/breezeway between Birge Hall and New LeConte Hall.

 

EXHIBITS

Hands-On Physics***
Interactive exhibits for all ages led by Physics students. 
10:30 am – 2:00 pm
245 and 248 LeConte Hall  (2nd Floor)

 

LECTURES

Fun with Physics***
Why should students have all the fun? Jaw dropping lab demos from amazing to simply spectacular. A CalDay favorite!  
Professor Bob Jacobsen
10:00am-11:30 pm and 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
1 LeConte Hall     (1st Floor) 

Highlights from past years of Fun with Physics lecture are below.

Dark Matter: Why is it so important that we understand what it is? Why has finding it been so hard?
Professor Matt Pyle
1:30 pm-2:15 pm
4 LeConte Hall

 

PHYSICS-ASTRONOMY LIBRARY***
Open from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
351 LeConte Hall (3rd Floor)

 

***Get your Science@Cal passport stamped at these activities