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POSTPONED to June 2023 ~ Prof. Tom Perkins "Microscopy & the Powers of Ten!"

Saturday June 11, 2022 Duane Physics G1B30 at 9:30 a.m. Professor Tom Perkins "From Very Small to Very Big: Microscopy and the Powers of Ten!" Learn about how for multiplying or dividing by 10 changes BIG to small and back again! Prof. Perkins powerful microscopes will be set up allowing...

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May 21, 2022 "The Chemistry of Energy!" Professor Steve George

All kinds of energy conversions will be observed and discussed during "The Chemistry of Energy." The show will demonstrate how lightning bugs convert chemical energy to light energy and how hydrogen can be produced by electrolysis and then reacted to produce energy. Ethanol will be combusted with oxygen to illustrate...

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April 16, 2022 "Much Ado About Absolute Zero!" Prof. Paul Beale

Join CU Professor of Physics, award winning teacher and CU Wizards for over twenty years Paul Beale, to learn about heat and temperature, from billions of degrees during the big bang all the way down to absolute zero! We will explore heat, temperature, and entropy using hot, cold, and COOL...

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March 12 Fiske Planetarium "Blackholes!" Prof. Andrew Hamilton

Mysterious blackholes provide inspiration and challenge to the imaginations of poets, artists, writers, and scientists. Join Professor of Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences Andrew Hamilton for a fun Saturday morning show in person and via ZOOOM! to learn more about these elusive wonders. How might “Blackholes!” capture and transport your imagination...

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December 4th, 2021 "There's Something in the Air!" Prof. Steven Brown

Join CU Wizards for December's show "There's Something in the Air!" a program that's all about the Earth's atmosphere. Professor Brown travels the world to study the amazingly thin, invisible, ethereal stuff that blankets our amazing planet and makes life on Earth possible. Have you wondered...Why is the Sky Blue!?...

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November 13, 2021 "REDOX, Reuse, Recharge: Batteries!" Prof. Susan Henrickson

Batteries are just about everywhere these days but do you know how they work? Did you know you can run a clock with orange juice? Or make a calculator battery from pennies, nails and fruit? Come see the World’s Smallest Electric Train and many more amazing demonstrations of fun things...

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October 30, 2021 "BOOM! The Physics of Sound and Music" Prof. Michael Dubson

Register Here Professor Micheal Dubson's "BOOM! The Physics of Sound and Music!" will both delight and inform kids of all ages! Saturday, October 30, CU Campus in Duane Physics G1B30 from 9:30-10:30 am Link to VIRTUAL ONLINE TOOLKIT - Fun educational extension activities that you can do to learn more...


September 25, 2021 "Games of Drones!" Prof. Brian Argrow

Aerospace Engineering Professor Brian Argrow, will present "Games of Drones!" This show illuminates unmanned aircraft design. Students will explore concepts related to flight aerodynamics; drag, lift, and thrust by constructing their very own origami paper airplanes. Prof. Argrow and Michael Rhodes will demonstrate to a young audience how drones are...

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May 22, 2021 "Kitchen Chemistry and Cooking during the COVID Era" Prof. David Nesbitt

Professor David Nesbitt presents a live show from his home kitchen! Chemistry learning is especially fun if learned while doing cooking projects at home! This show will feature the chemistry that helps to explain many of Professor Nesbitt's home cooking and cheese making projects. This is a FREE CU Wizards...

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April 10, 2021 "Superheroes Within! Immunity in Health & Disease" Prof. Moni Fleshner

Professor Fleshner will build on your new understanding of the immune system and apply it to today’s real world challenges! You will understand more about the virus that causes COVID19 and how our new vaccinations work to keep us from getting sick. Link to COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Explained