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LIPTA Back-to-School BBQ

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, Noon to 3 PM, in Blue Point

 Physics Teacher Events & News

EVENT DESCRIPTION

 4 LI Physics Teachers now NYS Master Teachers!

Congratulations to:

Richard Gearns, Sachem HS East

Keith Lundquist, Huntington HS

Richard Slesinski, Syosset HS

Gillian Winters, Smithtown East HS

  

Newsday Article  

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.

Here's a CNN or NPR article about the internet cartoonist who made it happen. Here's a NY Times article about the purchase.

 

Back-to-school ads are already appearing on TV, so it won't be long!  Many LIPTA members have attended summer workshops, some dealing with the new AP-1 program.  If you did, come share what you learned with colleagues at an end-of-summer BBQ.  If you didn't, come pick the brains of those who did, especially if you want to hear more about AP-1.  There is no charge for current LIPTA members, BUT the usual BBQ protocols will be in play.  The address will be emailed to you after you RSVP on the form to the right.   Please RSVP so we have 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 on the RSVP form if you want a veggie burger so we have enough.  Picnic salads, soda, and desserts will all be available.  If you want to bring something to share with colleagues, feel free to do so.  We do not have a liquor license, so no alcohol will be served, but feel free to BYOB.

Please RSVP using this form:

Name:

Email:

  

Food I'm bringing is (or none):

  

I'd like a Veggie Burger  Yes    No

  

  

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!

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