Dr. Mark Markes
Department of Physics & Physical Sciences, 308.865.8011

Thirty high school physics and chemistry students and their teachers from Elba and Ord will be on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus for the fourth annual Physics Day.
The event features a day of active learning experiences in physics, a tour of the campus, lunch in the Nebraskan Student Union and a planetarium show.

Organizers of the event are Dr. Trecia Markes and Dr. Mark Markes of the UNK Department of Physics & Physical Sciences, along with a number of science education and physics majors. The UNK faculty and students will give presentations on force, motion, light and electrical circuits.
Accompanying the high school students are their teachers Marie Nielsen of Elba  and Wendy Alexander of Ord.
The day’s schedule of activities and locations include:


Physics Day at UNK

March 30, 2006

I.     Introduction — 8:30 – 8:40
         Dr. Mark Markes and Dr. Trecia Markes         BHS 106

II.     Session I — 8:45 – 9:40

    Group I    Group II    Group III
     Motion and Force     Light     Electricity
     BHS 106     BHS 109     BHS 105

III.     Session II — 9:45 – 10:40

    Group I    Group II    Group III
     Electricity     Motion and Force     Light
     BHS 105     BHS 106     BHS 109

IV.     Break — 10:45 – 10:55

V.     Planetarium Show — 11:00 – 11:45
         Dr. Jose Mena-Werth         BHS, Planetarium

VI.     Tour of the campus — 11:50 – 12:05

VII.     Lunch — 12:05 – 12:45
         Courtesy of the Admissions Office     The Nebraskan Student Union Cafeteria

VIII.     About UNK — 12:50 – 1:10
         Dusty Newton, Admissions Office     Memorial Student Affairs Building

IX.     Session III — 1:20 – 2:15
    Group I    Group II    Group III
     Light     Electricity     Motion and Force
     BHS 109     BHS 105     BHS 106

X.     Closing and Evaluation — 2:15 – 2:30
         Dr. Mark Markes and Dr. Trecia Markes         BHS 106