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ISU’s Department of Physics, Society of Physics students will present “Magnito-Science” a free demonstration

April 21, 2015
ISU Marketing and Communications

The Idaho State University Department of Physics and the Society of Physics Students will present “Magnito-Science” a free, public demonstration show on Saturday, April 25, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 140 of the Physical Science Building on the Pocatello campus.

There will be interactive science activities starting at 3:15 p.m., which include “hair raising” with a Van de Graff generator, electromagnets, a magnetic linear accelerator, diamagnetic levitation and other hands-on science activities.

The show will feature a spark-spitting rail gun, electromagnetic ring shooters, floating magnets, and other demonstrations. This and other science demo shows are presented at local K-12 schools upon invitation.

For more information about the event contact Steve Shropshire at 282-2212 or shrostev@isu.edu for additional information.


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