Physics

Energy is Energy: A two-part Workshop on a Consistent Approach in Bio, Chem, and Physics

Led by Mark Schober & Donghong Sun Students often struggle with understanding energy and comprehending its crucial role in all science disciplines. This workshop will show you how to build a consistent model for energy across bio, chem, and physics. You will explore key methods to help students understand how energy, a key cross-cutting concept

Systems, Center of Mass and Momentum

This workshop will explore how to help our students think like scientists by viewing phenomena in terms of systems and their interactions.

Modeling Instruction™ in Physics/Mechanics

Workshop Leaders: Paul Bianchi and Zhanna Glazenburg Come learn a fantastic approach known as Modeling Instruction™ and how it can help improve and deepen your students’ understanding of crucial  concepts in physics. This workshop will immerse you in Modeling Instruction™ so that you can develop the skills necessary to implement this student-centered, research-informed, standards-based curricular approach

MULTIPLE USES OF VIDEO ANALYSIS IN PHYSICS

Workshop Led by: Noah Segal Interested in learning how short videos of physical phenomena can be used to create excellent, authentic learning opportunities in your classroom?  This workshop will explore the various ways Direct Measurement Videos can be integrated into your physics lessons. Direct Measurement Videos are free online resource for physics teachers developed by several award-winning educators. They have

Photoelectric Effect Make-N-Take Workshop

Workshop Led by: Mark Schober The photoelectric effect is one of the central phenomena in our understanding of light and matter. Shine light on a metal, and electrons are ejected . . . sometimes. Why electrons are or aren’t ejected is surprising and unexpected: it took Einstein’s genius to explain it and his ideas reshaped our

Preparing For The Physics 1 Exam 

Leaders: Diane Jammula and Pravin Jammula Are your students stressing out about the upcoming AP physics 1 exam? Want to gain some new ideas, resources, and/or methods for how to better review and prepare your students?