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SM13 "Scratch and Win" Tickets and Team-based Clickers in Introductory Physics
SM13 A New Spinning Coil for Measuring the Earth's Magnetic Field
SM13 An Accretion Model for a Falling Raindrop
SM13 Comprehensive Model for Meaningful STEM Integration in the Physics Classroom
SM13 Creatively Engaged Online: Student-Generated Content in a Non-Majors Introductory Course
SM13 Developing Scientific Reasoning in Pre-HS Education Majors by Eliminating Possibilities
SM13 Energizing Physics: Results from a 2-year Pilot Project
SM13 Improving Recruitment and Retention in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences*
SM13 Introductory Physics in Biological Context
SM13 PhET's Future: Enhanced Teacher Resources, HTML5, and Touch!
SM13 Progress in Easy-to-Use 3D Programming Environments
SM13 Similar Density Questions with Very Different Results
SM13 Thermally Induced Structural Change Measured by Holographic Non-Destructive Testing
SM13 Twin Paradox? There Is No Twin Paradox! (Really!)
SM14 Sympathetic Cooling of Antiproton
SM14 "Tiered" iClicker Recitation Introductions and an Open-Ended Experiment
SM14 A Dissociated, Progressive Introductory Physics Laboratory
SM14 A Research-validated Approach to Transforming Upper-division E&M: Issues and Measures
SM14 A Summary from Three Opportunities to Explore the Intersection of Biology and Physics: Research and Education
SM14 A Women in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics Course*
SM14 Adapting Modeling Instruction to DIY Arduino (Microcontroller) Lab Equipment Development
SM14 Alliance for Physics Excellence -- Addressing Alabama's HS Physics Teacher Needs
SM14 An Optical Outreach Kit for School and Community Outreach
SM14 Angular Momentum and the Motorcycle Turn
SM14 Assessing Undergraduate Physics Program Learning Objectives at UC Merced
SM14 Assessing Undergraduate Physics Program Learning Objectives at UC Merced
SM14 Assessment in Junior Physics Laboratory
SM14 Building on Learner Resources in Urban Pre-service Teacher Professional Development
SM14 Can Small Boxes Model the Atmospheric Greenhouse?
SM14 Conceptual Versus Computational Homework
SM14 Contributing to the Development of NGSS-based Large-Scale Assessments
SM14 Does Social Constructivism Translate from History to Education?
SM14 Dynamics of Masses Subject to Counter Moving Flows
SM14 Educational Data Mining: Results from in Vivo Experiments to Teach Different Physics Topics
SM14 Effect of Electronic Homework on Small College Physics Courses
SM14 Examination of Pathways to Excellence Scholarship Program for Women in STEM Fields
SM14 Experiences and Challenges Implementing Active Learning Techniques
SM14 Experiences with Lab Notebooks in Blackboard 9.1 -- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
SM14 Facilitating Collaboration in an Online Introductory Astronomy Laboratory
SM14 Fatal Friction Flaw
SM14 Flexible Physics Mobile: YouTube Bridges from Lecture to Lab
SM14 From Prepared Instructions to Self Reorganized Experiments
SM14 From Replicating Eratosthenes to Cavendish -- A Capstone Project for All
SM14 Getting Involved with AP: Information for HS and College Faculty
SM14 Getting Started in PER: Gender and Ethnic Minorities
SM14 Guiding and Gauging Students' Reflective Metacognition
SM14 Homework Help Using a Web-based Chat Room with an Equation Editor
SM14 How Do We Motivate Students to Study the Text?
SM14 How I Met Your Motherboard: Integrating Smartphones into Classrooms
SM14 How to Reduce Unproductive and Undesirable Behavior in Online Courses
SM14 If You Don't Know Where You're Going, You Might Wind up Someplace Else
SM14 Integration in Electrostatics with a Computational Perspective
SM14 Interplay Between Beliefs and Learning in Mixed-level Introductory Physics
SM14 John Risley and 30 Years of Computers in Physics
SM14 Kinematic Competitions for Classroom Demonstrations and Outreach Events
SM14 Learning Assistants in Introductory Physics: Successes and Challenges at WVU
SM14 Learning Assistants in Introductory Physics: Successes and Challenges at WVU
SM14 Legendre Transforms for Dummies
SM14 Lessons Learned from an Integrated Calculus and Physics Learning Community
SM14 Making Physics Phun in Two-Year College
SM14 Maxwell?s Equations in a Plastic Cup
SM14 Metacognitive Intercessions in Student Conceptions
SM14 More mathematics in a conceptual physics course: formula appreciation activities
SM14 Particle Physics Experiments for High School Using Medipix/Timepix
SM14 Phenomenon-based Learning Using Gadgets & Gizmos
SM14 Physics and Everyday Thinking at Western Washington University
SM14 Radiation Equilibrium in Bohr's Atom, and the Nucleus Radius
SM14 Recent Demographics of Physics Teachers from Schools and Staffing Survey
SM14 Re-Thinking the Teaching of Intermediate Electrodynamics
SM14 Science and Religion
SM14 Sequencing Kinesthetic Activities to Explore Observation Location
SM14 Skipping the First Step: Physical Process Understanding in Problem Solving
SM14 Slow-Speed Video
SM14 Squeezing Research into the Junior Physics Lab
SM14 Student Journeys for Understanding Radiation and Radioactivity
SM14 Student-built Lab Equipment via an Arduino and Modeling Instruction
SM14 Studio Seating Arrangements and the Gender Gap in Introductory Physics
SM14 Sustaining a Physics Teacher Preparation Program at a Major Research University: Challenges and Strategies
SM14 Teaching Quantum Mechanics through Project-based Learning
SM14 Teaching Quantum Mechanics, and Quantum Statistical Mechanics to Sophomores
SM14 Teaching Upper-Division Electromagnetism in the Paradigms in Physics Program
SM14 The 2014 Conference on Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences
SM14 The Development and Implementation of a Senior Research Course
SM14 The Magnetopause: Bringing Space Physics Into a Junior Lab*
SM14 The Multipole Expansion of the Electric Potential and Non-Spherical Nuclei
SM14 The S-Lab: Research Experiences for all Students
SM14 The Spheres of Eudoxus
SM14 The State of the Union in UK Physics Teaching
SM14 The UK Institute of Physics Quantum Physics Resources
SM14 There's More to the Story: Activities to Accompany Middle School Literature
SM14 TIRs Working Outside the Box
SM14 Toward a Balanced Undergraduate Curriculum: Theory, Computation, Experimentation, and Communication
SM14 Traditional Utility Busines Models and What Challenges/Opportunities Lie Ahead as Sustainable Resources are Added to the Power Grid.
SM14 Transitioning All Introductory Physics Courses to a Studio-Style Classroom
SM14 Twitter As a Professional Development Tool for Physicists
SM14 Two Examples on How to Make AC Circuits Relevant to Pre-health and Life Science Students
SM14 Undergraduate Research Projects in UK Universities
SM14 Use of Pre-instruction Tests To Predict Student Course Performance
SM14 Using and Sustaining the Teacher-in-Residence: A Ten-year Report
SM14 Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Introductory Mechanics
SM14 Using IOLab to Correct Student Misunderstandings of Newton's Third Law
SM14 Using Moodle to Design Physics Online Courses with Virtual and Remote Laboratories Based on EJS
SM14 Vacuum Systems for Scientific Modeling
SM14 Weaving Experimental Skills Throughout the Introductory Laboratory
SM14 Wonder Questions: Eliciting Student Wonder for Knowledge, Inspiration and Motivation
SM15 Characterization of the Relationship Between Identity and Context Dependent Performance in Physics
SM15 Elective Recitation Sections in Physics Freshman Service Courses
SM15 Extreme Floodwaters: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Drag Forces
SM15 Four Derivations of Motional EMF
SM15 IBDP Physics: Labwork and Modeling
SM15 Letters Home as an Alternative to Lab Reports
SM15 Motivating Mechanics Using Astronomy and Space Science: Physics from Planet Earth
SM15 New Harmonies: Activities and Insights for Learning Physics and Music
SM15 Particle Physics: An Engaging Part of the High School Program
SM15 Physics in Brazil: An Overview of Its History*
SM15 Physics of Sustainable Energy for Physics Majors
SM15 Quantifying Measurement Error and Interpreting Confidence Intervals
SM15 Scratcher (IFAT) Forms for Conceptual Test Questions in Introductory Courses
SM15 Student Capstone Research in Thin Film Growth
SM15 Teaching Particle Physics with LHC Data in AP Physics
SM15 The Neutron as a Collapsed Hydrogen Atom: X Rays, Nuclear Forces, Nuclear Stability, & Neutron Stars
SM15 The Physics of Human Performance: An IDEAL Lab
SM15 The S-Lab’s Lab in a Box: A Potential Game Changer for Rural Schools in the Developing World
SM15 TIR at MU: Inspiring Future Teachers Through Physics First
SM15 Two-Stage Exams as an Extension of Peer Learning
SM15 Using Kinematic Equations to Design and Control Linear Motions
SM15 Using Reflection to Assess Perceptions of Teamwork in Undergraduate Seminar
SM16 Applying Poynting’s Energy Flux to Hydrodynamic Systems
SM16 Cheap and Eye-Catching Demo of Young's Double Slit
SM16 Comparing Multiple Standardized Assessment Tools in Large-Lecture Introductory Physics
SM16 Computer Modeling in the Environmental Physics Course
SM16 Creating Counter-Space: Deliberate Strategies Faculty Can Use to Create Environments Where Women of Color Thrive
SM16 Dark Matter in Galaxy Clusters: Past, Present, and Future
SM16 Embedded Experts: A Productive Approach to Transforming Undergraduate STEM Education*
SM16 Faraday Isolators and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
SM16 Framework for Evaluating Teacher Discourse During Professional Development
SM16 Improving Understanding of Gauss's Law by Replacing Examples with Reasoning
SM16 Incorporating Student Ideas and Interests
SM16 Lab Away From Lab: The IOLab’s Potential for Avoiding the Space and Equipment Constraints of the Traditional General Physics Lab
SM16 Let’s Code Physics: A Playful Approach to Learning Computational Physics
SM16 Normal Modes and Symmetry Breaking in Single Two-Dimensional Pendulum
SM16 Repurposing a Cathode Ray Tube to Demonstrate the Photoelectric Effect
SM16 Reworking an Introductory Physics Lab Course for the Life Science Majors.
SM16 Serving Our Students, Measuring Learning Instead of Teaching*
SM16 Teach Poiseuille First: Call for a Fluid Dynamics Paradigm Shift
SM16 The Cosmic Perspective Timeline
SM16 The Power of Student Coding in Physics
SM16 Tracking Shifts in Students’ Understanding: Force, Acceleration, and Graphs
SM16 Two Stage Exams: Designing Effective Questions
SM16 What Can It Look Like?: Physics Teaching for Social Justice
SM16 Words vs. Graphs: Tracking Shifts in Students’ Understanding of Forces
SM17 A Laboratory to Teach Laser and Atomic Physics
SM17 An Interactive Textbook on the Physics of Sound
SM17 Approaches to Assisting Elementary Education Majors with Lunar Concepts
SM17 Belongingness, Student Anxiety, and Student Performance
SM17 Bringing AP Physics to Underserved High School Populations
SM17 Christian Fundamentalists in the Physics Classroom
SM17 Climate Science Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum at Gustavus Adolphus College
SM17 Coordinating Multiple Resources to Learn Physics
SM17 Damped Oscillations of a Free Piston in a Gas-Filled Cylinder
SM17 Designing Earthquakes for a Low-Cost Shake Table*
SM17 Designing Earthquakes for a Low-Cost Shake Table*
SM17 Developing Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation with Real Astronomical Data
SM17 Development of the Physics Teacher Education Program Assessment (P-TEPA)*
SM17 Effect of Learning Assistants on DWF Rates and Graduation Rates
SM17 EPA Mileage - Curb Weight Internet Activity for Introductory Physics
SM17 Gender and Context Choice Influence on Student Performance and Attitude
SM17 GeoGebra for Physics
SM17 How Can We Implement Phys21 Recommendations? Case Studies from Exemplary Programs*
SM17 How Do I Help Students Engage Productively (“buy in”) in Active Learning Classrooms?
SM17 Impact of Prelab Videos on Introductory Life Sciences Physics Laboratories.
SM17 Impacts of the Learning Assistant Model on Graduation and Retention
SM17 Investigating the Effects of Learning Assistant - Supported Active Learning Environments
SM17 Investigating the Effects of Learning Assistant - Supported Active Learning Environments
SM17 Lessons Learned from Facilitating Faculty Online Learning Communities
SM17 Leveraging Students’ Intuitions: An Exploration of How Students’ Intuitive Ideas about Mechanical Waves Evolve
SM17 Modeling Student Understanding of Period, Frequency, and Angular Frequency
SM17 Modeling Student Understanding of Period, Frequency, and Angular Frequency
SM17 Mutual Mentoring: What Works and Why It Is So Valuable*
SM17 Parachute Courses: Reducing DFW Rates in Introductory Calculus-based Physics?
SM17 Physics Graduate Retention at The Ohio State University
SM17 Project Accelerate: Blended SPOC Bringing AP Physics to Underserved Students
SM17 Python Across the Curriculum: From Glowscript to Jupyter and Beyond
SM17 Role Model, Mentor, or Friend?
SM17 Student Perception of NEXUS/Physics IPLS Labs--TA Retention Implications
SM17 Student’s Learning Transformation via Ranking and Sensemaking Tasks in Introductory Physics Courses
SM17 Successes & Challenges in Transitioning to Large Enrollment NEXUS/Physics IPLS Labs
SM17 Teachers Teach Teachers: Physics Professional Development for Elementary In-service Teachers in an Urban District
SM17 Teaching Computation in Physics Using SageMathCloud
SM17 The Class Story
SM17 The Impact of Kahoot! on Undergraduate Students’ Participation in Introductory Physics
SM17 The Impact of Peace Corps Volunteer Science and Math Teachers in a Developing Nation
SM17 The Joy and Challenge of Writing for a Broad Audience
SM17 The Teacher Education Alliance, Mines-UNC Partnership (TEAM-UP): Evolution and Activities
SM17 Unpacking General Relativity - Choosing Representations for Teaching Novice Learners
SM17 Using History to Take the Mystery Out of Units
SM17 Using Two Simulation Tools to Teach Concepts in Introductory Astronomy
SM17 What Elements of GTA Development Do GTAs Find Most Useful?
WM14 A Simple LED Light Source for Multiple Online Experiments
WM14 An Electricity and Magnetism Problem-based Learning Experience Using Tablets
WM14 Applying the Correspondence Principle to the Three-Dimensional Rigid Rotor
WM14 Balls Rolling in Cones: New-ish Examples of Learning-by-Contrast
WM14 Dealing with Climate Myths
WM14 Evaluation of the NGSS' Support of Large-scale Assessment
WM14 Exploring Technology-Enhanced Active Learning in Physics Teacher Education
WM14 Hybrid Visual-Tutorial Instruction Model to Learn the Concept of Density
WM14 Investigating the Impact of Clicker-Enhanced Pedagogy in a Secondary Physics Methods Course
WM14 Misconceptions in Wave Propagation and the Principle of Superposition: A Short Study of High School Level Understanding
WM14 Models and Perspectives of International Student Exchanges in Teacher Education
WM14 Online Inquiry-based Physics Content and Pedagogy for the Enhancement of Science Teacher Development: Elementary and Middle Grades
WM14 Preparing Graduate Students for Non-Academic Careers
WM14 Preservice Teachers' Knowledge of Women's Contributions to Physics
WM14 Solar Cookers, a Multiple-topic Apparatus for Lifelong Learning
WM14 Standards and Practice of Teacher Preparation in Germany and USA
WM14 Stratospheric Thermal Wake Investigation
WM14 Studio Physics for Life-Science Majors at Boston University
WM14 The Spirit of SBG
WM14 Transfering from Red Rocks to Mines
WM14 Undergraduates Creating a High Performance Computer Cluster
WM14 Using 3D Game Engines to Overcome Naive Concepts of Motion
WM14 Using Research to Investigate and Enhance Learning in Upper-division Mechanics
WM14 Video Capture and Analysis Projects to Engage Students
WM14 What Frame of Reference Is Your Smartphone Accelerometer In?
WM14 Whiteboarding and Multiple Representations to Improve Understanding: AP Physics 1 & 2
WM15 Advanced Civilizations Below the Dyson Net Level: Terraformed Goldilocks Planets
WM15 Demonstrating Phase with Binaural Hearing from Stereo Speakers
WM15 Earth Literacy Across the Curriculum: New Materials from InTeGrate
WM15 Free Mobile Device Apps for Data Collection and Analysis
WM15 Helping Scientists Become Teachers: This Distance Education Program Delivers!
WM15 Lessons Learned Implementing Online Education at the University of Arkansas
WM15 Magic Eggs: Magnetism at Any Level of Sophistication
WM15 Making Sense of Y-intercepts in Introductory Laboratories
WM15 My Journey in Physical Science with Elementary Education Majors
WM15 Reimagining Best Practices in Technology-Enhanced Physics Teacher Education
WM15 Seeking Exoplanets with Inexpensive Cameras
WM15 The Effect of Online Lecture on Persistence in a Physics Class
WM16 3D Printing Opto-Mechanics
WM16 A Quick Introduction to Arduino and Sensors
WM16 Arduino-based Digital/Optical Communication System
WM16 Blueprints for Accessible and Affordable High-Altitude Ballooning
WM16 Connecting Racism, Climate Change, and Justice with a Teach-in
WM16 Developing Assessment Strategies for Laboratory Skills Within the UW-Whitewater Program
WM16 Does the Classroom Matter?
WM16 Field Day at the Rec: Working Out with Physics of the Human Body
WM16 Flipping General Physics: First Experience and Lessons Learned
WM16 Fourier Series-based Methods for Computing the Value for π
WM16 From Psychology Experiment to Physics Lab: Feeling Angular Momentum
WM16 Game Show Review Sessions
WM16 Get Real! -- Appropriate Values for Introductory Electrostatics Problems
WM16 Introductory Astronomy Laboratory Visual Back and Camera Upgrade
WM16 K-16 Science at Edgewood: A Three School Collaboration
WM16 Making iPad Videos to Learn Physics*
WM16 Modified Archimedes Pi Calculation
WM16 Newton Iteration-based Pi Calculation
WM16 Next Generation STEM Preparation Through LIGO Science Education at Southern University*
WM16 Physics at Tulane University
WM16 School-based Factors and Physics Students' Enrollment and Achievement in Nigeria
WM16 Take-Out Labs, Chicago Style: Physics Phun for Parents!
WM16 Teaching Best Physics Teaching Practices to Future High School Teachers
WM16 The Puzzle of the Steady-state Rotation of a Reverse Sprinkler
WM16 The Suitability of 3D Printed Parts for Laboratory Use
WM16 Two-Stage Exams: An Effective Learning Tool?
WM16 Using FORTRAN and GROMACS in Biomaterial Research*
WM16 Using Python and pdfLaTex to Generate Customized Physics Problems
WM16 Using the AAPT Photo Contest Photos in Introductory Courses
WM16 Using Video Resources in the High School Classroom
WM17 A Model for Open-ended "Dorm Room" Physics Experiments
WM17 An Immersive Research Program for High School Students
WM17 An Introductory Online Laboratory Effort at Stony Brook University
WM17 Capstone Projects Involving Computational Physics
WM17 Creating Space for Mental Health at CUWIP
WM17 Digitally Controlling Light for Optical Interference
WM17 DIY Cellphone Spectrometer for Online Physics and Astronomy Labs
WM17 Does Physics Instruction Enhance Identification of Physics Errors in Games?
WM17 Engaging Students by Modernizing High School Physics Curriculum
WM17 Fostering Authentic Communication in an Intermediate Physics Lab Course
WM17 Holographic Scaling in Newtonian Gravity, Mass and Black Hole Physics
WM17 Interacting with Simulated Charges and Fields via Augmented Reality
WM17 Interacting with Simulated Charges and Fields via Augmented Reality
WM17 Lessons Learned from LGBTQ+ Roundtable Discussions at CUWiP
WM17 Leveraging the Eyeball in Relativity: Fast Running Clocks
WM17 Modeling PeerWise and CLAS Technologies in Secondary Physics Teacher Education
WM17 Pedagogic Challenges in Technology Intense Introductory Online Astronomy Laboratories
WM17 Re-Creating On-Ground Lab Experiences for Online Students
WM17 Replacing the Lab Manual with a Learning Management System in Physics Investigations for K-4 Pre-Service Teachers
WM17 Revised Curriculum for the Mechanics IPLS Course at Towson University
WM17 Shoe Box Labs: Designing Labs for Local High School Students
WM17 Spectroscopic Mapping of Comets at Radio Frequencies
WM17 The Effects of van Hove Singularities on Intrinsically Localized Vibrations
WM17 The Enticing World of Quantized Wheels
WM17 The Letter Home: An Authentic Post-Lab Writing Experience
WM17 The Logic of Science in Teaching Physics
WM17 The National Science Olympiad (NSO) /NASA Space Science STEM Outreach Network
WM17 The Role of the Planetarium in Outreach Astronomy Education
WM17 These Important Science Teachers Need Our Support
WM17 UTeach and PhysTEC, a Winning Combination
WM17 Williamina Fleming and the Women "Computers" of Harvard College Observatory
WM18 A. P. French at MIT: A Lifetime of Educational Innovations
WM18 Acoustic Beamforming for Sound Recording in Noisy Classroom Environments
WM18 An Alternative Proposal for the Graphical Representation of Anticolor Charge
WM18 Baseline Studies for Cosmic Ray Solar Eclipse Experiment
WM18 Correlation of String/Body Resonances on a Cello
WM18 Creating Online Communities of Learning by Using Social Media
WM18 Creative Ways Students Interpret Experiences as Physics Majors
WM18 Creative Ways Students Interpret Experiences as Physics Majors
WM18 Data Matters: We Insist on Successful Results
WM18 Development of the Epistemic Agency Classroom Observation and Analysis Tool (EPISTACOAT)
WM18 Do Cosmic Ray Rates Change During a Solar Eclipse?
WM18 Engineering a Bicycle Speedometer
WM18 Examining Physics Education in Taiwan
WM18 Habitable Exoplanets: Applying Introductory Physics to Other Worlds
WM18 Inquiry-based PD: Influence on Self-efficacy in Teaching Math through Physics
WM18 Interactive Engagement and Biological Relevance: Success at a Large Institution
WM18 Introductory Experiments in Sound-Source Localization
WM18 Is It Feasible to Incorporate VPython Programming into Introductory Physics?
WM18 It's About Time: Teaching Correct Intuition for General Relativity*
WM18 Lessons Learned from the International Conferences on Women in Physics
WM18 Memorial Session for Paul Doherty
WM18 Models of Physics Learning Related to Scientific Investigation
WM18 Phun with Physics -- Graphing Motion with Toy Cars
WM18 Planetary Instrument for X-Ray Lithochemistry (PIXL) for the Mars 2020 Mission
WM18 Productive Physical Intuitions about Patterns of Motion
WM18 Projectile Motion Experiment and Computational Model
WM18 Reasons Behind Sumter School District Students’ Decisions to Take Physics
WM18 Relativity on Rotated Graph Paper: Calculating with Causal Diamonds
WM18 So Your Students Have An IPad; Now What?!
WM18 Teaching Physics in a Foreign Language: Challenges and Opportunities
WM18 Teaching Quantum Mechanics with Python and Jupyter
WM18 Using Apps for Teaching Circuits in Introductory Physics
WM18 Using North Korean Missile Development to Enhance Student Interest in Kinematics and Newtonian Mechanics
WM18 Zeeman Effect Experiment with High-Resolution Spectroscopy for Advanced Physics Laboratory
WM15 AAPT Council Meeting WM 2015
WM15 AAPT Governance Changes
WM15 Diversifying Diversity
WM15 Joint Task Force on Undergraduate Physics Programs (J-TUPP)
WM15 Diversity in Physics: Policy and Politics First?
WM15 Report on the 5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics
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