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2010 Winter Meeting

2010 AAPT Winter Meeting
February 13-17, 2010
Washington, DC

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Teaching Physics for the First Time
  Date: Sunday, Feb.14
  Time: 8:00-4:30
  Price: Member: $90.00
Nonmember: $115.00
  Sponsor: Committee on Physics in High Schools
  Co-Sponsor(s): None
  Leader(s): Mary Winn,
  Co-Leader(s): Jan Mader
  Description With the push for physics first, many middle school and high school instructors find themselves assigned to teach physical science and physics classes with little or no formal preparation in the content. "Teaching Physics for the First Time" is designed to provide a supply of lessons based on the learning cycle that are reliable and cost-effective. The labs, demonstrations, and activities emphasize the hands-on approach to learning physics concepts and include teaching strategies and address misconceptions students often have with respect to the concept. The workshop attendees will receive a copy of the book "Teaching Physics for the First Time".
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