The Southeast Pennsylvania section of AAPT is hosting their Spring Section Meeting March 9-10, 2018. Deadline to register March 2. Information below:
Southeast Pennsylvania section AAPT Annual spring Meeting
Date: March 9 & 10, 2018
Location: Penn State University, Abington campus
1600 Woodland Rd, Abington PA 19001
Woodland Building (building 5) (112 W)
Schedule of Events:
6:00 pm Dinner (optional) on campus
7:30 pm Talk --- open to the public (free)
“NASA’s Voyager Mission: Our Cosmic Message in a Bottle”
Ann Schmiedekamp, Professor of Physics, Penn State Abington
8:30 am Coffee
9:00 am Meeting starts
Dr. Mukul Talaty, Assistant Professor of Engineering, Penn State Abington and research scientist Moss Rehab
"Newton couldn’t see what caused the proverbial apple to fall on his head, but in the few short centuries since then, the biomechanics and rehabilitation community have developed tools to help measure and visualize body mechanics during walking. Learn the physics involved in a state of the art motion analysis laboratory."
Dr. Maura McLaughlin, Professor of Astronomy, West Virginia University
"30 terabytes of radio telescope data + citizen science project = student opportunity to participate in state-of-the-art astronomy (and maintain interest in STEM !) "
Business Meeting before lunch: reports, election of next year’s officers
Active Physics presentation during lunch (It’s About Time)
1:30-3:30 Workshops and Discussion Groups
Lab workshop: Pasco vs. Vernier - compare hardware/software for 8 demo labs
Ann and Carl Schmiedekamp (Pasco) and Barry Feierman (Vernier)
Discussion and Focus Groups: SEPS will provide moderators for discussions about any of the questions below.
- •· How do we connect physics to the real world?
- •· What do you do to engage your students?
- •· What are your systems? (on paper and online)
- •· What is your curriculum sequence and why is it that way?
- •· Issues related to teaching AP C curriculum (labs, HW, group work, exams)
2017-2018 membership dues: $10 membership in SEPS (independent of national AAPT)
Conference: Member fees (for those who have already paid $10 dues for 2017 - 2018)
Friday dinner $30
Saturday only $40
Late or non-member fees
Friday dinner $35
Saturday only $45
Friday dinner $20
Saturday only $15
Register: Deadline March 2, 2018
Google Accounts register here: https://goo.gl/forms/ybhElkQ0siqcU5Ck1
Non-Google users, or if the link does not work, contact Art Zadrozny at the email address below
Send payments by check made out to SEPS/AAPT by March 2 deadline
16 Painters Lane
Chesterbrook, PA 19087