10-14-2013 Fall 2013 LIPTA Newsletter mailed to LIPTA members. Please check the address label for your LIPTA membership expiration date, If it's highlighted in yellow, your LIPTA membership has expired-please consider renewing.
TEACHER IN SERVICE CREDITS:
Credits from SUNYSB: If your school requires that you have a sequence of educational opportunities in order to receive in-service credit, please advise them that during the Fall 2013 semester we (SUNYSB) will provide attendance certification for each of the lectures attended (see links below). Please call (631) 632-8200 for more information.
LECTURE at SUNYSBFriday 11-22-13, 7:30 PM ESS 001
Artem Oganov “Exotic chemistry at extreme conditions: from new materials to models of planetary interiors”
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
Planning for this school year? Here's the LIPTA Calendar
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.