The Physics Circus performed by The Physics Force

Monday, February 6, 2012Friday, February 10, 2012
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Physics is fun! If that sounds like an oxymoron to you, then come see The Physics Circus performed by The Physics Force!

The Physics Force is a very successful and entertaining outreach program of the  College of Science and Engineering of the University of Minnesota developed to make science exciting and fun for students of all ages, from 5 to 105.  The Force consists of high school teachers and professors from the University of Minnesota School of Physics and Astronomy.  The Physics Force has performed variations of The Circus at Disney's Epcot Center, parts of it were shown on Newton’s Apple and several members have performed demonstrations on the Knoff-Hoff Show, a very successful German T.V. science program.  The Physics Force hopes you will come join them for the fun and excitement (like crushing a 55 gal. steel barrel in a fraction of a second) but don't be surprised when you see how much physics you learn.  

The show dates and times
Monday, February 6 at 10:30am
Tuesday, February 7 at 9:30 am & 1:00pm
Wedesday, February 8 at 9:30 am & 1:00 pm
Thursday, February 9 at 10:30 am & 7:00pm
Friday, February 10 at 10 am

The circus lasts about 1 hour.

Target Age Range/Prerequisite Skills: ages 5 to 105

Cost per Child/Student: free!
Cost per Adult/Educator: free!

Registration: Registration is open to both individual homeschool families and homeschool groups. Register online at
Please note that you may reserve up to 30 seats under 1 name. To reserve more than 30 seats, just use another name. No tickets will be issued. Please remember to print out a copy of your confirmation notice after completing registration.

Event Contact Person: Nancy Bresnahan
Event Contact Email: bresnahan(at)physics [dot] umn [dot] edu

Information subject to change. Please check with Minneapolis Convention Center for the most current information.