Engage your students with the experience of physics in action! Our "science of thrills" experts will motivate your students by bringing physics to life in the exciting surroundings of our world-class theme park. Join Dr. David Wright, Professor of Physics at Tidewater Community College in Virginia, during the high-energy, Physics in Motion show, offered exclusively to Physics Day students.
Busch Gardens® Tampa will open one hour early at 8:30 a.m. on April 11, 2014 and at 9:00 a.m. on December 5, 2014 exclusively for Physics Day students. Physics students will get one hour of exclusive park ride time, interactive physics stations located around the park, plus a live physics interactive show. Accelerometers are mounted on select rides. Students will have the unique opportunity to experience our world class roller coasters and make some of their physics calculations without having to wait in line.
Teachers will receive a free copy of a physics guide packed full of in-class instructions with advance registration. Physics Day connects with the following Next Generation Science Standards: