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Annual Pumpkin Drop and Physics Carnival

Don't miss the exploding pumpkins!

Friday, October 28, 2022

Science and Engineering Building (SE-43) South and West Lawns, Boca Raton campus
10:00 AM: Pumpkin Drop
10:30 AM: Physics Carnival

Come watch physics faculty drop real pumpkins off the roof of the SE-43 building to demonstrate common physics principles such as constant acceleration of gravity, terminal velocity, and Newton's laws. Special guest "The Pumpkin Master" will explain the theories behind these principles. And don't miss an appearance by Robodog.

Physics Carnival Festivities

  • Physics-related carnival games
  • Face painting for children
  • Hands-on physics demonstrations
  • Game booths

Watch: Pumpkin Drop and Physics Carnival 

Sponsored by the FAU Physics Department and the FAU Physics & Astronomy Club.