AAPT: American Association of Physics Teachers
American Association of Physics Teachers
AAPT is a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
AAPT 2022 Strategic Plan
A future where the understanding of physics, driven by a vibrant, diverse, and empowered community of educators, researchers, and learners, increasingly benefits the world.
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Join The U.S. Physics Team
Represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition with other high school students.
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Learn, grow, and succeed with AAPT
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Latest AAPT News
The featured speakers of this meeting are: Prof. Maria Morina (UMD) "Understanding our Changing Climate with Physics and Machine Learning" Rebecca Vieyra & Chrystian Vieyra (Vieyra Software) "Do You See What I See?: Smartphones as Visualization Tools" We are also planning a demo share-a-thon. Learn more AAPT North Carolina Section Fall Meeting Nov 10 Please visit the event page for details - call for presentations is due October 30. Learn more AAPT North Carolina Section Fall Meeting Day 2 Nov 11 Learn more View full calendar
AAPT Member Spotlight
My entry into the field of physics and my commitment to fostering student development find their roots in a confluence of my intrinsic dedication to service and a profound passion for Astronomy. My background as an Army Veteran has instilled within me an enduring ethos of community betterment and collective progress. This ethos materializes through my pivotal role in orchestrating laboratory setups and educational demonstrations within an academic setting, a responsibility that I regard as a distinct privilege. Concurrently, my unwavering fascination with Astronomy has served as a driving force propelling my engagement with the field of physics.Read more