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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)

 Physics Teacher Events & News

EVENT DESCRIPTION

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)

Physics Day at Adventureland Students make measurements on the rides.  If you taught Physics in Fall 2013, you will get a snailmail sent to your school address from Adventureland.  Flyer copy & snailmail order form is HERE.  Lab Book is HERE. Map of the park is HERE. Amusement Park Physics links from Argonne National Lab are HERE.  Please snailmail order with school check by Wednesday, October 8th.

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 now NYS Master Teachers!  

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.

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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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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