Society of Physics Students Zone 9 Meeting

April 19-20, 2013

SPS, Physics Department
Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois

Students from Zones 8, 9 and 11 are invited to attend and present posters.

Friday, April 19
6:00 - 7:00 pm Registration.  Hanson Science Hall Atrium, 2nd floor    Maps


7:00 pm Order pizza, hang out
     DJ, snacks, movie in Hanson
Saturday, April 20
9:30  - 10:30 am Breakfast and Registration
     Bagels, Fruit, Juice, Coffee
     Hanson Science Hall Atrium

Nikola Tesla - age 29

10:00 am Welcome from host club President, Natalie Viscariello
10:10 am T-shirt exchange
10:30 - 11:30 am Poster Session
     Hanson Science Hall Atrium
11:30 am Lunch
12:00 pm Physics Trivia Competition - Nathan Smith            Photos
     Hanson 109
2:00 - 4:00 pm Activity Session I
   Build a Radio - Use simple circuit parts and take the radio with you.
       Dr. James van Howe
   Alternate-Energy Model - construction from a kit
       Dr. Cecilia Vogel
4:00 - 5:00 pm Activity Session II
   Solar Telescope - View the Sun through a telescope with special filters.
   Video: "Tesla - Master of Lightning"
   Build a Radio - Dr James van Howe
5:30 - 7:00 pm Banquet
     Speaker - Dr. Esteban D. Araya
         "Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe"
     Wilson Center, College Center
8:00 pm Planetarium Open House
Last update:  April 19, 2013

Contact:  Cecilia Vogel, SPS chapter advisor