News & Events
- Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change
- Released April 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) draw on decades of education research, aiming to improve U.S. students' performance in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) subjects.
- published on January 19, 2014
- Toward Perfect Control of Light Waves
- A team at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) in Garching (Germany) has constructed a detector, which provides a detailed picture of the waveforms of femtosecond laser pulses (1 fs = 10-15 seconds).
- published by ScienceNews on January 19, 2014
- First Video of Ball Lightning
- Researchers in China have captured, for the first time, an instance of ball lightning, on digital video along with spectrographs.
- published by Physics.org on January 19, 2014
Jul 28, 2012 - Aug 01, 2012
in Philadelphia, PA
American Association of Physics Teaching event
SM12 Theme - Physics: The Experimental Core -
The AAPT 2012 Summer meeting will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, home of the first great American experimental physicist, Ben Franklin. Physics is an experimental science. Encouraging and empowering the next generation to embrace the art of experimentation that lies at the core of physics, will ensure that our field remains vibrant and alive.
Mar 30, 2012 - Jun 15, 2012
in Gainesville, Florida
University of Florida Center for Precollegiate Education and Training event
Week-long summer camp will immerse rising 10th graders in engineering, physics, and geology. Kids live in a college dorm, interact with scientists, and conduct investigations in biomedical, environmental, & forensic science. $650 fee
Mar 01, 2012 - May 22, 2012
Students are encouraged to enroll in a free, online Mechanics course hosted by the RELATE group from MIT. The course runs March 1 through May 22.
Sep 14, 2011 - Sep 17, 2011
Workshop introduction to the ComPADRE resource collection.