Physics

Explore with Vernier

Join us in the Vernier laboratory for a three-hour exploration of the latest and greatest in probeware and data-collection technology, including our new Go Direct™ wireless sensors.

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

Investigative Science Learning Environments: Exploring NGSS-aligned Approaches to Teaching Physics

This workshop will explore the ISLE Approach of instruction in the STEM classroom and how to create an environment in which students can discover and learn physics for themselves.

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?