Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
Teslamania 2019


What is Teslamania?

  • Teslamania is an exciting day of demonstrations in which physics teachers showcase their ideas, inventions and activities for improving physics education and student engagement.
  • Both new and experienced teachers will learn innovative ways to improve their craft. Modeled after a similar competition held in Europe, Teslamania is organized by New York State Master Teachers from Long Island who are committed to spreading Teslamania throughout North America.
  • Teslamania is much more than a physics competition—it is a day of sharing ideas, making and strengthening professional relationships, connecting with community and celebrating physics.


Who can participate?

  • Teachers and scientists who specialize in introductory physics/physical science courses at the Secondary, College and University levels are invited to participate. Educators who attend or demonstrate will earn six hours of professional development credit.
  • Students and Science Enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome!  We encourage students and spectators to attend or present.


Check out past videos:


Check out highlights from past years:

Projectile Droplets
Inertia Demos
Refraction Shot Glass
Circular Motion Demos

Past Omega Winners
2008 – Sean McCorkle – “Antique Van de Graff”
2009 – Tom Tomazsewski – “Light My Fire”
2010 – Kilian Cardo – “Tesla Coil!”
2011 – Gillian Winters – “Seeing is Believing”
2012 – Pavithra Sundar – “Projectile Droplets”
2013 – Greg Guido & Karyn Libretto – “Sound Demonstrations”
2014 – Rich Slesinski – “Kumar’s Bed of Nails”
2015 – Terese Keogh – “Disappearing Paper”
2016 – Justin King – “Color Filter Fun”
2017 – Richard Gearns – “Filament Physics”
2018 – Pavithra Sundar – “Ball through a Wall”


We hope to see YOU at the next Teslamania!

We will also help coordinate a Teslamania event in your area!  Contact us at or 631.886.2632

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