home
Winter 2016 Newsletter
2016 BBQ Photos
2016 Spring Conference Photos
2016 Physics Olympics Results
Fall 2015 Conference Resources
2015 Fall Conference Photos
2015 Spring Conference Resources
Membership
Calendar
Executive Committee
Contact Us

March 17, 2017 Physics Olympics

2017 Physics Olympics

Friday, March 17, 2017

 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lupton Hall at Farmingdale State College

  

School Name

Advisor

1

* W.C. Mepham HS

Bill Leacock

2  

Division Avenue HS

Jeff Miller

3

* Calhoun HS

Ken Levy

4

* Walt Whitman HS

Jaime Rogers

5

* Bellmore JFK HS

Russell Lella

6

MacArthur HS

George Donovan

7

Smithtown HS East

Gillian Winters  

8

Manhasset HS

T. Keogh  

9

* Our Savior New American School

Samuel Greenberg

10

West Islip HS

Nancy Budka

11

Patchogue-Medford HS

Jean Clark

12

Valley Stream North HS

Lauren Demery

13

* The Wheatley School

Adam Plana

14

Plainview Old Bethpage JFK HS  

Susan Wetzler  

15

* Smithtown HS West  

Frank Pillitteri  

16

* Farmingdale Sr. HS  

Joanne Schwager  

17  

 Syosset High School  

Richard Slesinski  

18

Commack High School  

Justin King  

* = Student names submitted; thanks!

 Physics Teacher Events & News

  

EVENT DESCRIPTION

  

TEACHER IN SERVICE CREDITS If your school requires you to have a sequence of educational opportunities in order to receive in-service credit, SUNYSB will provide attendance certification for each of the lectures attended during the Spring 2017 semester.

Contacts for attendance certification:

Physics: Lukasz Fidkowski <lukasz.fidkowski@stonybrook.edu>

Geology: Gilbert Hanson <gilbert.hanson@stonybrook.edu>

Astronomy: Michael Zingale <michael.zingale@stonybrook.edu>

Living World: Jeffrey Levinton <jeffrey.levinton@stonybrook.edu>  

Fri 3/3

ASTRONOMY LECTURE AT SUNYSB  7:30PM  ESS001  Fred Walter, 

Fri 3/10

PHYSICS LECTURE AT SUNYSB  7:30PM ESS001    Navid Vafaei-Najafabadi 

Sat 3/11

EXEC COMMITTEE MEETING in North Bellmore, 9AM to noon.  All LIPTA members are invited to attend - please let us know that you are coming using the 'Contact Us' tab at the left side of this page

Fri 3/24

LIVING WORLD LECTURE AT SUNYSB  7:30PM  ESS001  Jeffrey Kassner, Long Island Maritime Museum, "Of Sailors and Oysters: History of Long Island Oysterfishers"

Fri 3/31

GEOLOGY LECTURE AT SUNYSB   7:30PM  ESS001  John Parise,  "Inspirational Minerals"

Sat 4/1

LIPTA SPRING CONFERENCE  8:30AM to noon at Farmingdale HS  Early registratione $15, $20 for late registration or at the door. Richard Terwilliger will "Do Some Fun Labs"  Participants should come prepared for a fun day as you try your luck completing different hands-on lab activities that are timed.  Out of ten possible lab choices you must complete a minimum of four labs that you have hopefully not done previously.  These lab exercises will not only give you a direct hands-on experience but will also focus on a specific topic and will reinforce theory that most students have conceptual difficulty understanding and applying.  The topics that the different labs cover include; vectors, graphical analysis of motion, centripetal force, reflection, Hooke’s Law, potential energy of springs, the Law of Conservation of Energy, projectile motion and series circuits.  There will be a short group dialogue, directly following the completion of the labs, that will discuss the pros and cons of each of the different labs when used with students in a classroom environment.   A build-it-yourself standing wave generator workshop will follow this hands on lab session.  

Fri 4/7

ASTRONOMY LECTURE AT SUNYSB  7:30PM  ESS001  Neelima Sehgal, 

Fri 4/14

PHYSICS LECTURE AT SUNYSB  7:30PM ESS001  Marilena LoVerde, 

Fri 4/21

LIVING WORLD LECTURE AT SUNYSB  Wang Center Theater, 7:30 P.M., SBU Earth Day Celebration Plenary Lecture, To Be Announced 

Fri 4/28

GEOLOGY LECTURE AT SUNYSB   7:30PM  ESS001 Daniel Davis, "Tectonics around the Solar System"

Fri 5/5

ASTRONOMY LECTURE AT SUNYSB  7:30PM  ESS001  Michael Zingale, "Computing the Stars"

Sat 5/6

EXEC COMMITTEE MEETING in Centereach, 9AM to noon.  All LIPTA members are invited to attend - please let us know that you are coming using the 'Contact Us' tab at the left side of this page

July 29 to

July 31 in

Portland, OR

Active Learning in Introductory Physics Courses: Research-Based Strategies that Improve Student Learning—July 29-31, 2017, Portland, Oregon.  Designed for those who teach introductory physics at universities, colleges and high schools. $180 until April 15, then $200. Up to three graduate credits from the University of Oregon will be available for an additional $90/credit.

  

  

LIPTA is now on Facebook! Go HERE  

 

© 2017 Long Island Physics Teachers Association

Long Island Physics Teachers Association

a section of the American Association of Physics Teachers

Created with the QTH.com SiteBuilder.