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Outreach Group: Michigan Technological University Society of Physics Students
Sponsoring Institution: Michigan Technological University
City: Houghton
State: MI
Travel Distance: Less than 100 Miles
Description: If the trip turns out to be expensive travel wise we may ask for support for gas money but we typically do everything for free.  Our organization doesn't have the funding to really go all out when it comes to spending.
Program URL: sps.students.mtu.edu
Target Audience(s): Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Cost: Depends
Availability: Year-Round
Presentation Venue(s): Hands-On
Small Group
Topical Focus: Physical Science
General Physics
Classical Mechanics
Electricity and Magnetism
Light and Optics
We don't have many general astronomy demonstrations but we do have a 20" reflector telescope on site that visiting groups could use
Additional Information: Every year, MTU SPS does one or more physics outreach activities to the community and the campus. Our three main activities are Family Physics Night, Science Fair Festival, and Spring Fling. More information can be found on http://sps.students.mtu.edu/wordpress/outreach/ .

We are very interested in doing more events like these if anyone is looking for a group to provide the service.

Outreach Contact

Primary Contact: Dr. Will Cantrell
Secondary Contact: Renee Batzloff