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This Wiki is for the members of the Alabama Section of AAPT. Our group is open to all physics and physical science teachers in K-12, College, Jr. College, University and all others interested in Physics. We welcome you to join.
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2014 Meeting April 5th in Mobile at the University of South Alabama
ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
Alabama Section AAPT
University of South Alabama
Please circulate this announcement to interested physics faculty members.
The Alabama Section AAPT Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the University of South Alabama Faculty Club located just east of the corner of Old Shell Road and Hillcrest Blvd in Mobile.
We invite presentations on any topic that would be of interest to physics teachers at the high school, two-year, or four-year college levels. Presentations may be 20, 40, or 60 minutes. If you wish to make a presentation, please send a title and your desired presentation length to Justin Sanders at:
Included in our program will be a make-and-take session and a session for physics lecture demonstrations. Please bring your favorite make-and-take or demonstration to share with the Alabama AAPT community. If you plan to bring a make-and-take, reimbursement for materials will be available. Please let us know if you are bringing a make-and-take, a demonstration, or both.
The tentative program for the meeting will be:
8:30 a.m. Registration
Registration will take place promptly at 8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Presentations
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Make-and-take/demonstration session, additional presentations
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Business meeting
LUNCH: Lunch will be provided to all conference participants by the University. There will be two entre choices available: Seafood Boil or Southern Traditional Dinner (fried chicken, glazed ham, etc.).
It is imperative that we have an accurate attendee count in order to accommodate our special lunch plans. If you are planning to attend, please notify me as soon as possible at
and state your preference for lunch. You may also contact our department secretary: Ms. Betty Eubanks 251-460-6224
LODGING: There are a number of hotels/motels within three miles of the Faculty Club (most are along Interstate 65). The Battle House Renaissance, a renovated historic hotel (251-338-2000), and Renaissance Riverview (251-438-2000) are downtown near the waterfront, about eight miles away. These are RSA hotels and offer discounted weekend rates for state employees. Call the hotels to inquire.
We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!
Justin M. Sanders, President Alabama Section AAPT
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Letter to Principals and Counselors: Importance of Physics in High School
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Application to join the Alabama Sectionfor 2014-2015
Section Rep-Stan Jones
2013 President-Dan O'Halloran
2012 President-Ali Yazdi
2011 President-Duane Pontius
2010 President- Marllin Simon
2009 President-Chuck Hanke
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