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Physics Van presentation Mon, 10 Apr 2017 21:54:45 +0000 Physics Van Physics Van presentation WCIA spice box website. on where we can connect to you. we put the link to this recipe if you want to try this at home. thank you. >>heather: teaching students about a subject as complex as physics, that can be tough especially when they are as young as kindergarten. for 25 years, one group at u of i has been inspiring students. ciliving's ryan burk found out how. >>ryan: physics should be fun. - - brings fun to kids all over the champaign-urbana area. i found out how they do it. whether it's pulling a tablecloth off the table writing a leaf blower hover board, you don't have to spend much time to realize this isn't your average science class. for six-year-old - - and his fellow scouts, it's quite the treat. >> it's cool because science is one of my favorite things now that i saw that show because it made me think that things like can actually explode. >> the larger the word you use when explaining something, you start to lose kids interest really fast. yet the show things on a life-sized level. >> showing things on a big scale is something u of i senior - - has gotten good at during his time working with the physics - - >> i like to see kids that might not be interested in physics or science or math get that interest in the back of their minds so that they want to go into - - so they want to study something they enjoy. it might not be physics in the end but as long as they are going out of the way to learn about the world and something they love. >>ryan: rocketing a cross a lunchroom on a fire extinguisher powered scooter might not seem like hard science, but being able to explain why it works, is. >> the states of matter, how matter behaves as it goes from solid to liquid to gas. the next part of our show goes through fundamental forces and laws governing those forces. then we talked about air and how that acts in the world because air is not something people usually think about. you don't think much of. >>ryan: encouraging a passion for science, using ways you might not expect. an idea that means a lot to brian - - >> i love these shows regardless and love seeing joy on kids faces when they get to experience the same wonderment of science. >>ryan: excitement for teaching a lesson and making physics fun. the physics staff are all undergrads pursuing

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