Physics and Chemistry Taster Day

18jul9:30 am2:00 pmPhysics and Chemistry Taster DayAre you interested in exploring what the Chemistry and Physics fields look like at University and beyond?

Event Details

Flinders University is inviting you to participate in an exclusive and exciting Chemistry & Physics Event!

• who: Yr 12 students

• when: 9.15am-2.30pm Thursday July 18th

• where: Flinders University, Bedford Park (SILC Building, off carpark 9)

• why: to give you close-up opportunities and hands-on experiences in different areas of Chemistry & Physics, so that you can make the right decision regarding your future studies and career

• what: participate in these workshops:

  • Combustion reactions: Burn down the house by making great balls of fire. (Do not try this at home!) Explore the incredible energy that molecule can hold. Combustion reactions at their most exciting!
  • Waste materials to Polymers: Making polymers from Waste Materials: “upcycling” simple waste materials to polymers with unique properties. Explore the cutting-edge research that affords versatile materials with valuable properties.
  • What is Nuclear Radioactivity?: Experience hands-on activities in nuclear physics guided by physicists. Measure the radiation intensity and natural radioactivity using Geiger counter and house-hold sources. Measurement of the half-life of an isotope!
  • Quantum Interference: making sensitive and precise measurements: Experience hands-on activities on Quantum guided by physicists. Conduct experiments with lasers to make precise measurement using the quantum nature of light.

 tour the Flinders Campus

• find out what it’s like studying at Flinders

• speak with current students

• get your questions answered by lecturers, academics, and researchers

• join a Q&A panel session and learn about: possible pathways, prerequisites, career & job opportunities, business & industry connections, work experience, and much more

• and…….. lunch will be provided

Register & reserve your place now to avoid missing out – places are limited.

Remember, this is your chance to gain information so that you can make the right decision about your future career.

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18 July 2024 9:30 am - 2:00 pm(GMT+09:30)


Flinders University Bedford Park | SILC Building

Sturt Road

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