Highlights for high school and two-year college teachers
Friday Evening: Tom Greenslade, author of many Physics Teacher articles on 19th century physics equipment, will speak on "Learning from the Past: The American 19th Century Physics Course" at 7:30 p.m. This talk will be followed by a reception sponsored by Prentice Hall.
Nina Morley Daye and Chuck Britton will present a PTRA make and take session for high school teachers after the evening talk and following a brief sojourn at the reception. Tentative time: 9:00 to10:30. Cost: $2.00 (included in high school teacher registration).
Saturday morning: Arnold Arons, author of many physics teaching articles and books, will speak on “Teaching energy concepts in introductory physics courses”.
Saturday afternoon workshops: Note that all our computers and therefore all of the workshops are Windows-based.
Thanks to a special grant from Davidson College’s Dean of the Faculty, registration for all high school teachers at this meeting will be $10. This fee includes registration, lunch on Saturday and the Friday evening make and take session.
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