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  • Two students demonstrate physics experiment at the Sate Fair

Midway Physics Day

2022 Midway Physics Day at the South Carolina State Fair
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

2022 Midway Physics Day Event Follow-Up:

Thank you for participating in this year's Midway Physics Day event!

We hope that the content presented in the demonstrations and data gathered will be valuable resources for your science courses. We also hope that everyone had fun while discovering how applicable physics can be in the real world!

We want to hear your feedback so we can keep improving our logistics and content in the future.  Please fill out the quick survey below and let us know your thoughts.  We appreciate your input and look forward to seeing you again next year!

2022 Midway Physics Day Follow-Up Survey

Recent Media:

October 19, 2022 - "Physics Day inspiring next generation of scientists at SC State Fair" (WLTX News 19)
October 18, 2022 - "Physics Day at the State Fair: A decades long tradition"
(WACH Fox 57)
October 18, 2022
- "High school students attend Midway Physics Day at the SC State Fair" (ABC 25 Columbia)

Teacher Training Event:

Thank you to those who participated in our Teacher Training Event on Tuesday, October 4!

For some additional resources to utilize prior to Midway Physics Day, please see below:

Location and Logistics:

After a two-year hiatus, we are excited that Midway Physics Day returns to the SC State Fair this October!

Midway Physics Day will be held in a new location at the State Fair this year - the Pepsi Place Stage.

Check out the updated SC State Fair Map for more details!

The South Carolina State Fair is a local, self-sustaining, non-profit organization that has donated over $3 million in scholarships for South Carolina students since 1997. We are thankful for their dedication and ongoing support of our programming!

SC State Fair Address:
South Carolina State Fairgrounds
1200 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

Helpful Information:

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