2023 Midway Physics Updates:
This website will be updated as new information becomes available - please check back frequently!
This year's Midway Physics Day will be on Tuesday, October 17, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
If you want to join us, please fill out the Registration Form (will be live on Sept. 8, 2023)
Please remember to fill out this quick survey after the Fair, since we want to hear your feedback so we can keep improving our logistics and content
in the future.
2023 Midway Physics Day Follow-Up Survey (will be live on Oct. 18, 2023)
October 19, 2022 - "Physics Day inspiring next generation of scientists at SC State Fair" (WLTX News 19)
October 18, 2022 - "Physics Day at the State Fair: A decades long tradition" (WACH Fox 57)
October 18, 2022 - "High school students attend Midway Physics Day at the SC State Fair" (ABC 25 Columbia)
Here you can download some useful resources in preparation for the Fair:
- Activity Sheets [pdf]
- Appendices [pdf]
- Electronic Measurements [pdf]
- Mechanical Measurements [pdf]
- Measurements [pdf]
- Non-mathematical Questions [pdf]
- Rides [pdf]
- Practice [pdf]
Teacher Training Event:
Teacher training Event will be held on Tuesday, October 3 at 6:30 PM. It will be online, and the Zoom link will be sent via email.
For some additional resources to utilize prior to Midway Physics Day, please see below:
- 2022 Midway Physics Day Teacher Training Event PowerPoint Presentation [pdf]
- 2022 Midway Physics Day Teacher Training Event Recap [pdf]
- 2022 Midway Physics Day Teacher Training Event YouTube Video
- Past Midway Physics Day Demonstrations
- Midway Physics Day Standard Rides Booklet
- South Carolina State Fair Map (2023)
Location and Logistics:
Midway Physics Day will be held in a new location at the State Fair this year - Academic Ave. Stage.
Check out the updated SC State Fair Map for more details!
The South Carolina State Fair is a local, self-sustaining, non-profit organization that has donated over $3 million in scholarships for South Carolina students since 1997. We are thankful for their dedication and ongoing support of our programming!
SC State Fair Address:
South Carolina State Fairgrounds
1200 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, South Carolina 29201