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LIPTA BBQ - FREE for Current Members

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in Blue Point 12 PM - 3 PM

This year’s LIPTA BBQ will be held in Blue Point. Current LIPTA members will receive an email with the address after you RSVP.  There is no charge for current LIPTA members, BUT we ask that you please RSVP so we can buy the correct amount of food.  We will have burgers and franks from the grill. Morningstar vegetarian burgers will also be available.  Please let us know below if you want a veggie burger so we have enough.  Typical salads, soda and desserts will all be available.  If you want to bring a specialty of your own to share with colleagues feel free to do so.

Please RSVP using this form:




Food I'm bringing is (or none):


I'd like a Veggie Burger  Yes    No


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ADVANCED SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING COURSE AT BNL (FOR STUDENTS)  Free, but must complete aptitude test and have background in Scientific Computing.  Designed for those high school students already familiar with computer programming, this two-week hands-on course will teach participants how to perform very complex scientific data analysis by writing custom code to perform complex simulations, enable multi-dimensional data visualization, and perform statistical analysis of very large data sets. (Please note: Each prospective student will have to successfully complete a pre-test to validate their programming skills and mathematical competencies. It is required that students have completed courses in Algebra and Trigonometry. Pre-Calculus is recommended.) 



END-OF-YEAR LIPTA BBQ  12-3PM, in Blue Point; FREE for current LIPTA members


NEWS FLASH!  LIPTA member (and Master Teacher) Gillian Winters wins the 2015 Paul W. Zitzewitz  Excellence in Pre-College Teaching Award


6 Long Island Physics Teachers are now NYS Master Teachers!  

Richard Gearns, Sachem HS East

Justin King, Commack HS

Keith Lundquist, Huntington HS

Jaime Rogers, Walt Whitman HS

Richard Slesinski, Syosset HS

Gillian Winters, Smithtown East HS  


LIPTA is now on Facebook! Go HERE  


Tesla Museum - Shoreham  $1.37 million dollars was raised from 33,254 contributors to buy Tesla's Wardencliffe laboratory in Shoreham and construct a museum there.

On Tesla's 158th birthday, Elon Musk pledged $1x10^6 for the effort to fully restore and operate the museum. (cnn article)


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