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AAPT Announces 2015 Recipients of the Frederick and Florence Bauder Endowment Grants


College Park, MD, August 5, 2015—The Bauder Committee has announced that eight applicant projects will receive the 2015 Bauder Grants. The funded projects are:   

  • Maine School of Science and Mathematics (David Sturm);$440 for light box kits and accessories.   
  • New England Section, AAPT (David Sturm and Andrew Sturm);$450 for light box kits and accessories.   
  • Basic Astronomy in Philippines to celebrate International Year of Light (Lamberto Jeresano);$990 for 18 Galileoscopes and tripods.  
  • PIRA (David Strum), $750 supplementing PIRA equipment and shipping costs for equipment at SM15.  
  • Idaho State University (Steve Shropshire), $2045 for hovercraft supplies for a high school workshop.  
  • Southern California AAPT (William Layton), combined two requests for a total of $550 (request for $500) for collisions carts and $500 for inexpensive Harbor Freight multimeters for high school outreach

About the Bauder Endowment Fund for the Support of Physics Teaching
The Frederick and Florence Bauder Endowment for the Support of Physics Teaching (Bauder Fund) was established to support special activities in the area of physics teaching.

About AAPT
AAPT is an international organization for physics educators, physicists, and industrial scientists—with members worldwide. Dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching, AAPT provides awards, publications, and programs that encourage teaching practical application of physics principles, support continuing professional development, and reward excellence in physics education. AAPT was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in the American Center for Physics in College Park, Maryland.  

Contact: Marilyn Gardner, E-mail: mgardner@aapt.org, Phone: (301) 209-3306