SCAAPT News

AAPT Winter Meeting Abstracts due

AAPT is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 AAPT Winter Meeting, which will be January 6-9 at Town and Country San Diego.

Hurry! Abstracts will be accepted until September 13.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to give a give a talk or present a poster at the premiere physics educator’s conference in North America.Why Submit an Abstract?

Discuss new innovative teaching methods with your colleagues
Network with other physicists from around the world and have some fun
Showcase your research, exchange ideas and swap best practices
Become an active meeting participant, while increasing you and your institution’s visibility
Enhance your CV by having your abstract published in the meeting program

Submit an Abstract: Please click here to submit an abstract.

 

Given that this meeting is in SoCal, everybody should plan on attending and presenting at this wonderful meeting. The 2018 AAPT Winter Meeting will provide an excellent opportunity for members, colleagues, and future physicists (don’t forget to encourage your students to attend!) from around the world to learn new physics education techniques.

New Physics Teacher Workshops

Welcome back! We will be having two New Physics Teacher Workshops in September and you should go to one or tell a friend about them.

SEPTEMBER 9 @ USC
Newtonian Mechanics for High School
Fabulous Demo Material Giveaways

SEPTEMBER 16 @ CSU San Marcos
Newtonian Mechanics for High School
Fabulous Demo Material Giveaways

Pick one of these workshops and RSVP Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15hN6KdsvgYVDrNiIv9LkOs2BJmnbDeOr93hYsOPN0H8/

As always you will be given tonnes of free stuff and you’ll be shown amazing demos and get hands-on lab experience.  Plus, each participant actually receives almost all the stuff we demonstrate.
Free Workshop!  Free Materials!! Free Lunch!!! FREE PARKING!!!!
Don’t worry, it’s all free, even the breakfast, yum.  Best of all, you will be instructed by experienced teachers from SCAAPT and network with other local new teachers.

Be sure to RSVP above and don’t forget to SHARE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT with a friend who can benefit from it!

Support for teacher collaborations

It’s never too late to apply for funding that can help you and a group of physics teachers (or retirees or engineers or whoever…) work on issues that are important to you and your students.  We are always accepting applications for the Local Area Networks (LANs) program.