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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

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Past Events

AAPT Winter Meeting

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!

Biographies of Famous Physicists

Jun 18, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015 in http://www.thefamouspeople.com
The Famous People Society event

Comprehensive biographies of world's most famous physicists.

AAPT Summer Meeting

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.

Science Quest: Univ. of Florida

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

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