Cool Star Lab Introduces Students from Across Latin America to the Joy of Physics

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Members of the Cool Star Lab were part of a contingent of 16 Physics undergraduates, graduates, postdocs, teachers and faculty who facilitated a morning of physics demonstrations, circuit building and LN2 ice cream, as part of the Institute of the Americas Science & Innovation Camp.  40 high-school students from across Latin and South America were selected to participate in this two-week residential camp at the Institute of the Americas, receiving classroom and field instruction from Spanish-speaking teachers, with conducting projects focused on innovation and evaluation of scientific and technological responses to climate change.

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Cool Star Lab Members Make Physics Fun in Summer Outreach Program

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Daniella Bardalez Gagliuffi, Dianna Cowern and Adam Burgasser have been spreading the love….of physics!  During the summer, the UCSD Physics Dept. hosts a series of outreach events for various youth groups to show them basic principles of physics in hands on demonstrations and activities.

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