Sytil Murphy

Sytil Murphy

Dr. Sytil Murphy is a professor of Physics at Shepherd University, who conducts research in Physics Education Research. She is also the co-organizer of the Seeding Your Future Initiative — an outreach program for students in grades 5-12 (or equivalent). 

 

Understanding Seasons

Why does the Earth have seasons? Why is the February colder than December? (Similarly, why is it hotter at 3 PM than at noon?) Explore the answers to these questions through a variety of hands-on activities, including the use of solar cells.