2015 Physics Olympiad


Physics Bowl

The information on this event is up to date.

Faculty coordinators: Jim Liu, Andy Tomasch
Preparation team: Warren Smith, Monika Wood, Matthew Jackson

Event Description:

All Olympiad Teams are automatically registered for this event. A series of physics demonstrations will be described by a UM Faculty member. Before each demonstration, a question about the demonstration will be posed for the teams to consider. Each team will then come to a consensus answer and submit it using a "clicker". Answers for each question will then be provided by watching the demonstration happen.

Event Location and Time:

Dennison lecture hall
3:00PM - 4:00PM

Apparatus and Materials:

All demonstrations prepared by the Physics Department. Teams only need brainpower.

Event Rules:

Judging Criteria:

Olympiad Contact Information
University of Michigan, Physics Department, Randall Laboratory
Prof. Georg Raithel, email: graithel@umich.edu

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THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PHYSICS OLYMPIAD is a Service Mark registered in the State of Michigan.
The University of Michigan Physics Olympiad has no connection, association, or implied authorization by the USOC, the IOC, or the IPC.
Revised: April 2015.