Programs & Awards  

2006 Blake Lilly Prize Recipients
Recognizing SPS chapters and individuals who make a genuine effort to positively influence the attitudes of school children and the general public about physics. Established by the parents of the late Blake Lilly and given in his memory

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Ball State University

  Ball State University

Program Report

Our SPS outreach program at Ball State University involves school visits to middle and high schools in the Delaware County area of Indiana. At these school visits we perform interactive demonstrations for the students.

 
University of Michigan

  University of Michigan

Program Report

Our goal was to present physics to a diverse group of community members in a non-threating setting.

 
Mississippi State University

  Mississippi State University

Program Report

Our physics demonstration show consists of ten different demos, covering the areas of classical mechanics, electricity & magnetism, thermal physics, and optics.

 
California State University—Chico

  California State University—Chico

Program Report

Our outreach activities are primarily directed at K-12 students, and include the Annual Pumpkin Drop, judging the community science fair, and our recently resurrected Rocket Trike.

 
Hartnell Community College

  Hartnell Community College

Program Report

Outreaches are one of the main focuses of our Physics Club. Besides weekly demonstrations we do for our club meetings, we do demos for school kids and for adults and families that come to the college. We also do demos at college events for other college students.

 
Cornell University

  Cornell University

Program Report

We do a variety of activities, ranging from sequences of weekly expeditions to local elementary and middle schools to one-shot activities at nearby shopping malls. We've covered a dramatic range of topics in physics and science, including electricity, circuits, and water-propelled rockets.

 
University of Central Florida

  University of Central Florida

Program Report

Our SPS chapter has been involved in many activities, namely tutoring, the Reel Physics outreach team, and volunteering for campus activities.

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