General Atomics Energy/Fusion

Booth Description: 

Highly interactive booth with discussions covering the physics of nuclear fusion, states of matter (particularly plasma!), magnetism, and electrical power generation. Demonstrations will include the coldest volcano on Earth, electromagnetic launching of aluminum cans, cork launching via rapid expansion of gas, electromagnets, and plasma formation using a hand-held high voltage source and gas-filled tubes.

Age Groups Targeted: 

Middle School / High School / College and Beyond (21+)

Topics Presented: 

Energy / Engineering / Math / Physics
Spanish Translation Provided: 

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