Getting Under the Surface: Matters of Fact

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Science Center Auditorium Building
Auburn University

This event is held on Auburn's campus in the Science Center Auditorium. We will send helpful maps to those that register prior to the event.

Cara Brittain
Graduate Assistant
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Sponsored by AU College of Science and Mathematics Outreach Department

Date: September 30th, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM until 7:45 PM

Learn about states of matter, plasma physics, and energy with Dr. Saikat Chakraborty Thakur, Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Physics at Auburn University. Participants will spend an hour completing amazing physics activities, including learning about plasma balls, stars, and magnets.

GUTS is an evening program for 1-5 grade students accompanied by a parent or grandparent. Each evening session includes individually packaged snacks followed by a 60 minute science activity featuring a “Getting Under the Surface” theme designed to demystify science topics. The cost of attendance will be $15 for one child and one parent/guardian and $25 for two children and one parent/guardian. Pre-registration is required. Register online or contact the GUTS Coordinator, Cara Brittain, at for questions.