Donated Columbus Egg used in Science Outreach Programme

The Columbus Egg donated by Tesla Forum has been used in outreach programs for school kids. UWA team have been taking the egg display recently to a number of outreach activities, such as the Bunbury Regional Science Awareness Programme attended by a thousand year 10 & 11 students living in the Bunbury area and surroundings (1-2 Sept 2008). The display was also part of the School of Physics Display at ‘Shopping Trolley Science’ which was a 2 day event held at the Carousel Shopping Centre (15-16 August 2008), in conjunction with National Science Week. It was displayed beside a ‘mini-Tesla coil’ designed by Peter Terren (Tesla Forum’s member!).