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 June 18, 2015
- Glowing space mice show where quantum dots lodge
- Fluorescent speckles, spots and clouds marking mice bodies are nanoparticles lodged within their skin and rendered visible with ultraviolet light.
- published by New Scientist on May 16, 2014
- Introductory Mechanics ReView Course
- Registration is open for a free online MIT course in Introductory Newtonian Mechanics targeting teachers who want to improve their pedagogy, their conceptual overview of Mechanics, and their problem-solving skills. CEU credit is available from the AAPT.
- published on May 12, 2014
Jan 09, 2016 - Jan 12, 2016
in New Orleans, LA
American Association of Physics Teachers event
A potpourri of themes: Planetarium Classroom, Weather or Knot, Apparatus Gumbo, & more!
Jun 18, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015
The Famous People Society event
Comprehensive biographies of world's most famous physicists.
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