Committee on Science Education for the Public

The Committee on Science Education for the Public seeks ways in which physics concepts and the importance of science literacy and research can be effectively conveyed to the public of all ages and persuasions, in both formal and informal educational settings, and aids in keeping the AAPT informed about effective ways of communicating science and an enthusiasm for science to the public.

Mission Statement

  1. Seek ways in which physics concepts, the importance of science literacy and research, and the interaction between science and society, can be effectively conveyed to the public, of all ages and persuasions in both formal and informal educational settings.
  2. Aid in keeping the AAPT membership informed of the importance of communicating     science and an enthusiasm for science to the public, and of effective means for doing so.

Reports

 

Homepage
https://sites.google.com/a/aapt.org/sci_ed_public/

Committee Members

Tatiana Erukhimova, Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Rebecca C. Thompson, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Kristi D. Concannon (Term ending after WM2022)

Sarah Durston Johnson (Term ending after WM2023)

Joseph F. Kozminski (Term ending after WM2023)

Samuel M. Sampere (Term ending after WM2023)

Kyle Whitcomb (Term ending after WM2023)

Beth A. Cunningham, Ex Officio

Past Chairs

Michael R. Gallis, PhD (2018)

Jacquelyn J. Chini (2019)

Brian A. Pyper, PhD (2020)