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Statement on Racism and Violence Against Black People
AAPT reaffirms its commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and condemns the recent and historical violence against Black people in the U.S.
Research-validated Resources for Teaching Online
Quickly shifting to online classes? Would you like ideas and resources that align with research-based pedagogical principles?
PhysTEC National Teacher of the Year
The 2020 National Teacher of the Year is Bouakham Sriri-Perez of Duncan Polytechnical High School in Fresno, CA.
American Association of Physics Teachers
AAPT® is a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
Join The 2020 U.S. Physics Team
Represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition with other high school students. Registration ended December 5, 2020.
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I have always been awed by how Mother Nature is performing wonders around us. The sun, clouds, rain drops, lightening and many man-made gadgets like magnets, light bulbs, and gyroscopes all fascinate me. In my early twenties, I decided to pursue a graduate degree in physics to understand them all. It was then that I heard about physics education research (PER) and came to realize how exciting and fulfilling to study physical science and human science in tandem. I finally made up my mind to focus on PER and went to the Physics Department at North Carolina State University for my doctoral degree. There, I become a member of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and attended my first AAPT meeting in the summer of 2004.
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