State of Iowa Physics Competition

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

The Department of Physics will host the State of Iowa Physics Competition. Participating high school students qualified at regional competitions and represent the top teams from Area Education Agencies across the state. The competition is a series of five events that stress creativity, ingenuity and an understanding of physics-related ideas and is intended to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Events include catapult, mouse trap car, toothpick bridge, soda straw arm and challenge problem.

McLeod Center
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Lawrence Escalada
(319) 273-2431