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The physics department has been involved with the UP with Science program since its inception up to now for every year.

Here is a list of projects the department has been involved with over the history of the programme :
 

Year

Project

People

2001

Getting to know semiconductors (Grade 11)

Pierre de Villiers

2001

Study of materials with scanning, transmission electron microscope, Auger electron spectroscopy and Raman spectroscopy (Grade 12)

Nic van der Berg

2002

Radiation physics (Grade 11)

Walter Meyer
Nic van der Berg

2003

Efficiencies of rechargeable batteries

Walter Meyer
Nic van der Berg

 

Radiation physics

Walter Meyer
Nic van der Berg

2004

Evaluation of solar energy devices for use in rural South Africa

Walter Meyer
Nic van der Berg

2005

Forensic investigation of car headlight filaments involved in accidents

Johan Janse van Rensburg

2006

The Electromagnetic Spectrum (In conjunction with Chemistry)

Walter Meyer
Johan Janse van Rensburg
Werner Barnard

2007

The flight of a coke bottle

Rudi Penzhorn
Walter Meyer
Hannes de Meyer
Johan Janse van Rensburg

2008

Faraday’s Law and a basic seismometer

Walter Meyer
Louwrens van Schalkwyk

2009

The electric field mill & Earth’s electric potential

Johan Janse van Rensburg
Louwrens van Schalkwyk
Walter Meyer

2010

The physics of stereoscopic images

Johan Janse van Rensburg
Louwrens van Schalkwyk
Hannes de Meyer

2011

Understanding Energy

Johan Janse van Rensburg
Louwrens van Schalkwyk

2012 Simulating and measuring projectile motion Johan Janse van Rensburg
Cecil Ouma
2013 Physics in a flash!

(Link to photo gallery)
Johan Janse van Rensburg
Asmita Singh
Ruhan Steyn
Vonani Balloyi

 
 

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