Our next annual meeting will be April 26, 2014.
Who is Welcome: Everyone is welcome to attended the meeting. Even if you are not a member of VIP.
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Place: University of Virginia
Cost: There is no cost.
Jaunuary 18, 2014 meeting
Reaching for the Stars
Date: October 5, 2013
Time: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Professional Development: 8 Hours
Cost: There is no cost for the workshop.
Description: The meeting will start with coffee/snacks and introductions. Then we will have a presentation by Dr. Shanil Virani (Director, John C. Wells Planetarium) and Dr. Brian Utter (Associate Physics Professor/Physics Education Advisor) about the resources/programs available to both teachers and students through the the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Following the presentation we will enjoy a show in the planetarium. After the planetarium show we will have a short sharathon* then break for lunch. (Lunch will be provided.) Once lunch has concluded we will start our afternoon session with a presentation on the Science on a Sphere. Following Science on a Sphere we will wrap up our AP Physics 1/2 test question writing started in September and move into the next phase of our AP Physics 1/2 project.
*Attendees are encourage to bring a demonstration appropriate for material typically taught in the second semester of physics.
Registration: Contact Joe Mahler, firstname.lastname@example.org, by email to register. Registration will be first come first served and space is limited to 20 participants. We usually fill up early!