By Theresa Liao on December 3, 2021
Volunteers from UBC Physics & Astronomy visit Brownies and Guides groups (typically 7-11 years old) regularly to share the wonders of physics with them. Registration for Brownies/Guides visits is now open.
By Theresa Liao on April 12, 2021
Save-the-date: Science Rendezvous in an annual festival that takes science out of the lab and onto the street. This year, UBC Physics & Astronomy will be participating in Science Rendezvous through its virtual and natino-wide Science Chase event! For more information, visit: https://www.sciencerendezvous.ca/
By Theresa Liao on April 12, 2021
Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we will not be hosting in-person or virtual summer camps this year. However, we are working with other colleauges in STEM at UBC to develope a summer workshop series for children. We will post updates on our website when more information becomes available. We apologize for any inconvenience this […]
By Theresa Liao on September 23, 2020
The UBC Physics Circle invites motivated high school students (grades 10–12) to join us as we build up this toolset, and apply it to everything from buying a cup of coffee to the deepest mysteries of the cosmos. Our main goal is to foster curiosity, creativity, and a sense of community.
By Theresa Liao on August 10, 2020
You might have heard the word “quantum” before. For example, in Marvel movies, superheroes love to throw the word “quantum” around when they’re saying sciency stuff. But what does “quantum” actually mean? Join us to learn about quantum physics, and then use your knowledge to repair a quantum teleporter!
By Theresa Liao on July 16, 2020
Have you been following the news of recent rocket launches into space? Ever imagine becoming an astronaut one day and flying into space? Do you know how rockets work, and how they send astronauts and necessary supplies off our earth and into space? Learn to build a simple rocket and learn the physics behind!
By Theresa Liao on July 2, 2020
In collaboration with UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum, we are hosting a “make your wind-dispersed seeds” challenge, as part of our ‘Phenomenal Physics & Astronomy at Home” activity sersies! These activities are meant to be self-guided by students above grade 8, but could also be completed by younger children with the some assistance from parents and […]
By Theresa Liao on April 22, 2020
We are hosting a build your own solar system challenge, as part of our ‘Phenomenal Physics & Astronomy at Home” activity sersies! These activities are meant to be self-guided by students above grade 8, but could also be completed by younger children with the some assistance from parents and teachers. Each activity consists of a […]
By Theresa Liao on March 14, 2018
We are looking for a UBC undergraduate student to fill a camp leader position for our Phenomenal Physics Summer Camps. This position will start on July 3rd (a week before the summer camp program begins on July 9th), and end on August 3rd (the last day of the summer camp program), for a total of […]
By Theresa Liao on March 1, 2017
The UBC Phenomenal Physics Summer Camps are for kids (Grades 2-10) who enjoy building things and learning cool new science stuff! We offer five different week-long day camps – learn more about the camps we are running this year.