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The following AAPT/PTRA workshops have been scheduled. If you are interested in attending contact the individual listed below.

The cost of attendance varies depending upon the workshop (see below). These workshops may be eligible for staff development funding.

 
Upcoming Workshops
Title: Something Ancient, Something Classical, Something New
Date: 12/01/17
Time: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Misericordia University
Hafey-McCormick Science Building, Room 307
301 Lake St.
Dallas, PA 18612-1090
Contact: Patrick Callahan, Dave McCachren, Michael Orleski
Description: http://www.aaptcps.org/AAPTCPS_Meetings/AAPTCPS_Fall2017_Misericordia/PTRA_Announcement_Fall2017.pdf There are some ideas in Physics that have been around for a long time; others are now considered Classical; and others are NEW being only a “few” years old. This fall we will look at ideas from each of these areas. A trip to totality and Eclipse activities falls into the Ancient. Particle Wave duality is now Classical with looks at diffraction and interference and how an interferometer behaves. An engineering challenge using density is also more “Classical”. For the NEW we will be looking at Gravitational Waves and LIGO and more from the Perimeter Institute. Although the ideas are shared for physics, the concepts and activities are appropriate for all levels not just high school.