Nebraska Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers
October 29, 2005
Swanson Hall, Midland Lutheran College
Signs on Highway 30, 275, and 77 give directions to the campus.
8:30 - 9:00 Coffee and Registration
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
9:15 - 10:15 Speaker Dr. Robert Kennedy
10:30 - 11:45 General Sessions - to include a group discussion entitled:
"To A.P.. or not to A.P.. - a discussion to coordinate
evolving high school programs with college and
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch at the cafeteria ($5.50) and Business Meeting
1:00 - 2:00 "Peak Oil" talk by Sean Cordry
2:15 - 3:15 Posters, talks, and contributions.
Dr. Kevin Lee - Simulations for Teaching Seasons and Sky
Jack Skrocky - Cooperative Quiz Problem Solving For
Unconfident Physics Students
John Rogers - Physics in Road and Track: The Analysis
of Data in Road and Track Magazine.
John Rogers - Cosmic Ray Apparatus for the Classroom
You are all also invited to attend a different (more general) Einstein talk by Dr. Kennedy at the main lodge at Camp Calvin Crest at 7:00 PM October 28th as part of NAAPTs effort to celebrate the World Year of Physics.