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LIPTA FALL CONFERENCE

Saturday, 11/13/2021 8:30AM-noon at Smithtown HS EAST, St James, NY.

LIPTA will provide you with a 2 or 3 hour CTLE certificate for attending our Spring Conference

$15 for LIPTA members, $20 at the door

$30/35 for expired or non-members (includes 1 year LIPTA membership)

  

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome

9:15 – 9:45 Leveraging What We Learned During Covid – Rich Gearns.   Join Master Teacher Emeritus Rich Gearns for a discussion of what members have learned about teaching during COVID over the past year and how we can use what a tough year taught us to improve our teaching in the future.

9:45-10:45 Light, Color and Vision: How We See and Interpret the World Around Us – Thomas Weinacht.  

Stony Brook Professor Thomas Weinacht will present on how our vision works and what our brain does to interpret what we see.

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-12:00 Make and Take – Justin King.   Cheap and Easy Physics Toys for School and Home. Great for demos, remote teaching, or just for fun!

  

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 Physics Teacher Events & News

DATE(S)

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Sat 11/13

LIPTA FALL CONFERENCE  Smithtown HS EAST

Fri 3/18

2022 PHYSICS OLYMPICS Smithtown HS EAST

Sat 4/9

LIPTA SPRING CONFERENCE - 8:30AM - noon;  location TBD

Wed 5/25

  

AP EXAM REVIEW - 7-9PM; BOCES, Deer Park

Tues 6/28

LIPTA BBQ  3-7PM: Blue Point

  

  

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Physics Demos by John Johnston

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Distance Learning RealTime Physics IOLab Mechanics active learning lab curriculum available free

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Home Adapted Interactive Lecture Demonstrations

3 /14/18

Stephen Hawking dies at age 76 - read some of his QUOTES; his appearances in Star Trek TNG, the Pink Floyd album 'The Division Bell', the Simpsons, the Metropolitan Opera piece, 'The Prologue', the Big Bang Theory and the movie 'The Theory of Everything' are HERE

10/4/18

Leon Lederman dies at age 96 (1988 Nobel Prize in physics)

5/24/19

Murray Gell-Mann dies at age 89 (1969 Nobel Prize in physics)

  

You can now renew your LIPTA membership for FOUR years! Go HERE to renew for 1, 2 or 4 years.

  

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