Department of Physics

High School Programs

Program Description Contact Info 
PhysicsBridge Summer Camp One-week summer program for incoming freshmen from local high schools to learn about the basics of optics and lasers. Students learn how to put together telescopes, microscopes, and other simple optics systems and visit UAB labs that use optics for research and medicine. The program is being offered July 29 - August 2, 2013.

How to register: Email ccord@uab.edu for an application
Cost:  $150
Dr. David J. Hilton
Email: ccord@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-5171
HS Science Class                 
Presentations
20-min to 1-hr presentations to your science classes by UAB physics faculty and students on topics in physics, research, careers in physics, preparation for college science, etc. Dr. Tom M. Nordlund
Email: nordlund@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-0340












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                                   OpticsBridge students from Summer 2011 with Dr. Hilton.