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2011 AAPT Summer Meeting
July 30-August 3, 2011
Omaha, Nebraska

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Physics for the Public
  Location: HC 3027
  Date: Tuesday, Aug.2
  Time: 1:15 PM -3:15 PM
  Author: Marge Bardeen
Education Office, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
  Co-Author(s): None
  Abstract: We probably all agree that the public should know something about the nature and value of scientific research. Through outreach and education activities, scientists can communicate understandings of the natural world and how we come to those understandings. The setting could be a library, lecture hall, museum floor, or even a book store. The experience should build understandings and relationships. The approach should involve engagement and when possible exploration. We discuss several activities for the general public from the particle physics community.
  Footnotes: None
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