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April 15, 2023 "The Physics of Sports!" Prof. John Bohn

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March 11, 2023 "The Chemistry of Cooking" Prof. David Nesbitt

Join Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics David Nesbitt for "The Chemistry of Cooking!" You'll learn secrets to a perfect pie crust how to cook scrambled eggs without heat or how to reverse the entropy in your hot cocoa! Numerous great demos and kid volunteers at this lively, entertaining show!...

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February 25, 2023 "Surfing with a Mathematician" Prof. Mark Hoefer

CU Wizards Surfing with a Mathematician: Nonlinear waves & Fluids! A show for ages 5-18 , from 9:30 to 10:30 am, located at Duane Physics G1B30, CU Boulder. CU Applied Mathematics Professor Mark Hoefer will show us how mathematics describes fluids and how non-linear waves help us understand systems as...

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January 21, 2023 "Tumultuous Life of Cumulus Clouds" Prof. Katja Friedrich

Have you ever asked yourself: How do clouds form? Why do they have different shapes? Why do some clouds rain and others just move on? What do I need to make a cloud? Can I make a cloud at home? Professor Katja Friedrich has ventured into the Alps and Rocky...

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December 3, 2022 "Sink or Swim!" Prof. Mathias Weber

"Sink or Swim! Join Professor Mathias Weber who dives into Archimedes Principle to better understand why icebergs float and bubbles always travel up! He may even explain why a famous scientist once ran through the streets wearing only a bath towel shouting "Eureka!" Cristol Chemistry Rm 140 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

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November 12, 2022 "Rocks from Outer Space!" Prof. Brian Hynek

CU Boulder Geology Professor Brian Hynek has traveled the globe in search of rocks from outer space. These rocks tell fascinating stories...the geologic, hydrologic, and climatic histories of our neighboring planets. Meet at CU Planetarium for a memorable Saturday morning CU Wizards show presented by a real rock star who...

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October 22, 2022 "Mark Shelley ~ FRANKENSTEIN ~ The Ethics of Science" Susan Marie Frontczak

Master storyteller Susan Marie Frontczak, playing the part of Mary Shelley, tells how the famous and familiar story of Dr. Frankenstein's creature is related to ethical issues that arise when scientific pursuits introduce unexpected results. Frontczak parallels the story of Frankenstein with "Beauty and the Beast" - a story that...

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September 17, 2022 "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 Poster &...

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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...