APS-DPP Plasma Science Expo
This is a past event. Thursday, November 8 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.