During the day's activities, kids will learn how lasers work and how people put them to work in a variety of ways from scanning goods at the grocery story to zapping e-mails around the world. They can participate in such hands-on activities as building a light analyzer, helping laser beams navigate a maze, measuring the length of a light wave and learning what laser speckle is. The day will finish with a slice of laser cake to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the invention of the laser.
Science Saturday takes place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Studio 1080, the interactive multimedia center in the atrium of the EPS Building at 7th and Grant. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required. Enrollment is limited to 60 participants. To register, call (406) 994-6550 during MSU business hours.
For more information, visit http://eu.montana.edu/SciSat/
Jennifer Douglas, (406) 994-7658 firstname.lastname@example.org