APS-DPP Plasma Science Expo

This is a past event. Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 6:00pm 8:00pm

Oregon Convention Center 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232

Plasma Science Expo is an exhibition that focuses on hands-on science education. It is for students at all levels, parents, teachers and the general public.

Examples of activities:

  • Make lightning with a Van de Graaff generator.
  • Observe your fluctuating body temperature on a special monitor.
  • Participate in a "flow bubble" demonstration.
  • Manipulate plasma with magnets.
  • Watch an electromagnetic wave demonstration.
  • Learn how to confine plasmas magnetically in a fusion device by participating in a computer simulation.
  • Meet and talk with professional scientists and engineers in the field of plasma physics and visit their displays to learn about current research in this cutting-edge field.
  • Play with plasma “toys.”

This event is a general public session. No registration is necessary. 

Event Type

Science & Technology, Free




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