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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 (by 12 pm on April 10th); 
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. 

Meeting Program now available.  

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
*Note - this workshop is full.  However, we are still accepting names on the waiting list. 

The meeting will bet held in the Lyceum and the workshop in a physics classroom. Attendees are encouraged to park in either of the lots off of Pfingsten Road for easier access. 
 Signs on the doors will direct you once you arrive.



The 2015 Summer Meeting will be held in 

College Park, Maryland, July 25-29.