This event, hosted each year around dad’s weekend, is put on by the WSU Physics and Astronomy Club. Each year students, faculty, and occasionally audience members, participate in an annual gravity experiment using Pumpkins and the 12 story building of Webster. Find Webster Physical Science Building here
Pumpkin Drop 2016
November 5 – mark your calendar!
Dad’s Weekend means it is time for the Annual Pumpkin Drop!!! WSU Physics & Astronomy invite you to join us on Saturday, November 5, in the Mall between Webster and the ISP buildings for pumpkin and science magic!
Events begin at 9 a.m. with experiments, demonstrations and fun activities for kids by both the physics and geology clubs. Followed by the main event, pumpkins dropping from 12 stories, beginning at 10 a.m. The chemistry club will be providing a demonstration following the show at 11 a.m. Don’t miss gravity at its best!
Video below thanks to The Daily Evergreen
2015 PUMPKIN DROP
2014 PUMPKIN DROP
2013 PUMPKIN DROP
ESPN COVERAGE OF PUMPKIN DROP
DR. COOPER PUMPKIN DROP 2013