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March Meeting
Nebraska Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers
March 24,2012
Doane College
Crete, Nebraska

Room 152, Lied Science and Mathematics Building

9:00
Registration – pay your 2012 dues ($20.00); talk to friends while drinking coffee and eating donuts
9:30

What’s happening in physics at Doane College? – Mark Plano Clark & Chris Wentworth

10:00
The Modeling Instruction Method - Tom Brestel and Judy Stucky. Learn about this successful teaching approach from two Nebraska practitioners.
10:45
Break
11:00
Using Toys to Teach Physics – Shareshop*
12:00
Lunch – through the line at Perry Campus Center cafeteria ($5.50). Sit in the West Dining Room.
12:30
Business Meeting
1:30
Using Tracker for Video Analysis Projects– Chris Wentworth. Get some hands-on experience with this open source application.
2:30
Contributed Talks

* If you have a demo or experiment involving toys and wish to do a brief (~5-8 minutes) overview, please contact Chris Wentworth (chris.wentworth@doane.edu). We need volunteers.

Directions to Doane College

FROM I-80: Take exit 388 South 14 miles (Hwy. 103) to Hwy. 33. Right 2 miles to Boswell Avenue. Follow Boswell Avenue south to 13th St.

FROM LINCOLN: Take Hwy. 77 south approx. 12 miles to Hwy. 33. Take Hwy. 33 west 14 miles to Boswell Avenue. Turn left on Boswell to 13 St.

FROM THE WEST: Hwy 6 and Hwy. 34 to Hwy. 33 (junction between Friend and Dorchester). Follow Hwy. 33 through Crete (13th St.), up the hill to Boswell Avenue.

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