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The Chicago Section of the American Association 

of  Physics Teachers



Spring Meeting 2015


Glenbrook South High School

April 11, 2015


Registration for the meeting can be found HERE.  
Registration fee is $20 if registered in advance; 
registration at the door is $25.  
 Student registration is $5 on-line /$10 at the door.   
All registration fees will be collected at the door. 

Abstract Submission can be found here.  
Talks will be 12 minutes with an additional 3 minutes for questions.  
Abstract submission deadline is April 4, 2011.  

Tentative Schedule*:
8:30 am:  Registration
9:00 - noon:  Contributed and Invited Talks
Noon - 1 pm: Lunch and Business Meeting
1 pm - 3 pm: Workshop(s)
*times may change slightly to accommodate the number of contributed papers

Invited Talk: Inquiry-Based Labs in the High School Classroom
Speaker: Connie Wells, Pembroke Hill School
Ms. Wells is an Advanced Placement Consultant (Physics) for The College Board; Physics, AP Physics C Mechanics and E&M and AP Physics 2 teacher at Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, MO; Member AP Physics Redesign Commission; Co-Chair of Curriculum Development and Assessment Committee; Co-Chair AP Physics 2 Development Committee; Outgoing Chair of Teacher Preparation Committee for AAPT, and K-12 Science Advisory Panel for College Board.

Afternoon Workshop 
Make 'n Take with Connie Wells 1 pm - 3 pm
Create two demonstrations for use in your lab: one for series and parallel light bulbs, and one for rotational motion.  Then design  and/or test labs/activities to go with each one.   
Cost: $5 for materials.   
Limit: 20 participants




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