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  Paper Type: Poster
  Title: Undergraduate Student Laboratory Experience at the Synchrotron Radiation Center
  Meeting: 2006 AAPT Summer Meeting: Syracuse, NY
  Location: Sheraton Comstock
  Date: Wednesday, July 26
  Time: 10:15AM
  Author: Steven C Sahyun, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
262-472-5113, sahyuns@uww.edu
  Co-Author(s): Jeffrey M Polak, Christopher J Moore
  Abstract: This poster describes the structure of an intermediate physics laboratory course, a significant component of which is dedicated to having students perform hands-on experiments and real-time data collection at the Synchrotron Radiation Center national laboratory operated by the University of Wisconsin - Madison. This poster also comments on student feedback on how this experience affected their attitudes and expectations of physics.
  Footnotes: None

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