2nd Annual PHYSICS VISITATION DAY
SC State University - Saturday, November 5, 2011
High School Students Interested in majoring in Physics
High school students (9-12th grade) their parents and teachers visited the labs and classrooms of the physics program at South Carolina State University. They participated in a number of interesting and enjoyable hands-on activities as described in the agenda. Topics covered included medical physics, motion, light, cosmology, ultraviolet radiation and ozone as well as a discussion on the SC State balloon research program.
The midday speaker was Ms. Jessica Johnson, a 2010 graduate of the SC State Physics program and currently enrolled in the Masters of Transportation Program at SC State.
Continental breakfast and lunch were provided to all and a $100 stipend went to each participating high school student.
A total of 32 high school students attended as well as 20 parents and teachers and 12 SC State students, staff and faculty members. The high school students came from 9 different high schools across the state as listed below.
|Easly HS||Pickens County|
|Westside HS||Anderson County|
|WJ Keenan HS||Richland County|
|Orangeburg Wilkinson HS||Orangeburg County|
|Lake Marion HS||Orangeburg County|
|Goose Creek HS||Berkeley County|
|Stratford HS||Berkeley County|
|James Island Charter HS||Charleston County|