table at NE US physics teachers meeting

Submitted by Shawn Reeves

2016-10-17 14:09:05 will host a table at the upcoming joint meeting of the New England, New Jersey, and New York chapters of the American Association of Physics Teachers, to be held at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, October 21 and 22.
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Conference details:
In 1950, the first AAPT National Meeting was held at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. Travel down Rt. 66 and meet us on October 21-22, 2016 for the Tri-Regional meeting of the New England, New York and New Jersey Sections of AAPT.

We will look at how we taught Physics, how we teach Physics now, and where we’re headed in the future.

Where: Wesleyan University
Exley Science Center
265 Church Street
Middletown, CT

When: Friday and Saturday, October 21 & 22.
Friday, October 21, 2016
4:00 pm Registration
5:00 pm Poster Session
Beverages & Hors d’oevres
6:30 pm Buffet Dinner
6:45-7:30 pm Demonstrations
7:30 pm Key Note Speaker (BU’s Professor Peter Garik!)
9:00 pm Van Vleck Observatory open, weather permitting

Saturday, October 22, 2016
7:30 am Continental Breakfast & Late Registration & Posters
8 –9:15 am Teslamania Contest
9:15 am Coffee Break
9:30 – 11 am Contributed Talks
11 -12:30 pm Invited Talks
12:30 pm Buffet Lunch and Teslamania Prizes

Saturday Afternoon Workshops
1. Computation in Undergraduate Physics. 1:30-4:30 pm.
2. BU AP Physics 1: A CB Accredited Blended Online Course. 1:30-3:00 pm.
3. Make & Take - Glass Breaker. 3:00-4:30 pm.
4. PTRA – Activities from the Perimeter Institute-Including GPS, Plancks Constant, and Others. 1:30-4:30 pm. Additional $15 charge.

4:30 pm Pick up professional development certificates.


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