Save the date - Saturday November 8, 2014
LIPTA Fall Conference
Morning session - Demonstrations for various topics
Afternoon session - Rotational Motion as covered in AP-1
(can attend either or both sessions - more info to follow)
Astronomy Lecture at SUNYSB - Friday, September 5, 2014, ESS001; 7:30 PM Science and Exploration of the Moon - Tim Glotch
Geology Lecture at SUNYSB - Friday, September 12, 2014, ESS001; 7:30 PM Pebbly Loess and Carolina Bays on Long Island - Gil Hanson
LIPTA Exec Committee Meeting - Saturday, September 13, 2014, 9AM-noon, in Amityville
Physics Lecture at SUNYSB - Friday, September 19, 2014, ESS001; 7:30 PM "Shining Synchroton Light on Exotic Magnets” -Dario Arena
Teslamania - Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014; 8AM to 3PM at Stony Brook University (a Physics Demonstration Competition for Teachers, Students, Scientists, and Enthusiasts)
LIPTA Exec Committee Meeting - Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9AM-noon, location TBD
LIPTA Fall Conference – Saturday, November 8, 2014
LIPTA Exec Committee Meeting - Saturday, December 13, 2014, 9AM-noon, location TBD
4 LI Physics Teachers (all LIPTA members) now NYS Master Teachers!
Richard Gearns, Sachem HS East
Keith Lundquist, Huntington HS
Richard Slesinski, Syosset HS
Gillian Winters, Smithtown East HS
You can now renew your LIPTA membership for FOUR years! Go HERE to renew for 1, 2 or 4 years.
LIPTA is now on Facebook! Go HERE
AP Physics-B is becoming a 2-YEAR course!
Read about the change on the College Board website
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)
Need to do something school-related?
Click HERE to see why the US is behind other countries in physics education.
Click HERE to see the NYS Regents Exam from 97 years ago. ONE side of ONE page!
Long Island Physics Teachers Association
a section of the American Association of Physics Teachers