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Career day at Montgomery County School

What do scientists do?

Approximately 60 students at Captain James E. Daly, Jr. Elementary School heard about lasers, magnets, and careers in physics. This is an image of a JQI green laser, much more powerful than the laser pointer that was used at the elementary school. [Credit: JQI]

Emily Edwards visited Captain James E. Daly, Jr. Elementary School on April 18 to talk to fifth graders about being a scientist. Approximately 60 students heard about lasers, magnets, and careers in physics. They even saw single atoms fluorescing in an ion trap.