Photo Story: Little Shop of Physics presents open house

The Little Shop of Physics, Colorado State University’s mobile science museum, hosted an open house at the LSC Saturday. Throughout the day thousands of kids played with Little Shop’s over 300 demonstrations. Between the many themed rooms of science experiments, visitors could brew liquid nitrogen ice cream or shoot massive smoke rings.

Rulon Brewer experiments with one of the stations in the twilight room during the Little Shop of Physics’ open house Saturday. Photo credit: Brooke Buchan
Donovan, Derrick and Anna Dumas listen as Denny Heyrman, a member of the Little Shop of Physics, explains the concept behind a solar eclipse. Photo credit: Brooke Buchan
The Little Shop of Physics’ open house took place in the Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom on Saturday and featured three different rooms with varying levels of light exposure. Photo credit: Brooke Buchan
Youngster Isaac Mckinley enjoys the wonders of the Little Shop of Physics on Saturday as his dad Jonas looks on. Photo credit: Brooke Buchan
The “Mystery Math” station flips the polarization sheet inside a solar powered calculator so that numbers are not visible until viewed through polarized lenses. Photo credit: Brooke Buchan