Programs

Performance Review: The Wonders of Physics Traveling Science Show

Contact: Mike Randall, Wonders of Physics Outreach Coordinator UW-Madison Department of Physics Chamberlin Hall, Room 1209 Phone: 608-262-2927 Email: randall@physics.wisc.edu Website: http://wonders.physics.wisc.edu/ Description (from website): A Wonders of Physics show is a 45-60 minute physics demonstration show, featuring fun, engaging, and educational demonstrations that are great for students and adults of all ages. Shows cover a… Continue reading Performance Review: The Wonders of Physics Traveling Science Show

Book Reviews

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming

Nicholas II, last Tsar of Russia, his family, their servants and their physician were imprisoned at the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg (or, Yekaterinburg) during the upheaval of the Russian Revolution and brutally murdered in a cellar in the wee hours of the morning on July 17, 1918. For three hundred years, the Romanov Dynasty reigned over… Continue reading The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming

Book Reviews

Book Review: Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach

Gabe, or “Chunk” as he is known by his schoolmates, was under the impression that the money he paid for his (multiple) daily Code Red Mountain Dews from the school vending machine had been funding the school band…something he deeply cared about. Gabe, you see, is a band geek and felt swindled when the School Board… Continue reading Book Review: Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach