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1999 Summer Meeting
Meeting-at-a-Glance
Tuesday, August 3
7 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration Marrs McLean Science Center 177
(Check on-site) Texas Section Hospitality Room Marrs McLean Science Center 120
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W01 Tutorials in Introductory Physics, Part I (Part II, W18) Cowles Life Science Building 244
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W02 Feynman's Sum Over Paths Quantum Mechanics Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 223
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W03 From the Big Bang to the Bomb Wm. L. Moody, Jr. Engineering Bldg. 103
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W04 Interactive Methods for Large Classes Margarite B. Parker Chapel 106
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W05 Introduction to Interactive Physics Cowles Life Science Building 344
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W06 Overview of CPU Pedagogy, Software, and Materials Coates University Center 238
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W07 University-H.S. Partnerships for Physics Teaching Reform Cowles Life Science Building 149
8 a.m.-4 p.m. W08 Lecture Demonstrations I Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
8 a.m.-4 p.m. W09 Introductory College Physics/21st Century Marrs McLean Science Center 257
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. W10 Bringing the Universe into the Classroom with Software from Project CLEA Elizabeth Huth Coates Library, Computer Lab
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. W11 Hands-On Quantum Mechanics Halsell Administrative Studies 340
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. W12 Make-and-Take Demonstrations and Labs Marrs McLean Science Center 160
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. W13 Video Capture and Analysis in Physics Courses Halsell Administrative Studies 266
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. W14 Using Modeling and Visualization Tools Together with MBL Marrs McLean Science Center 173
9 a.m.-4 p.m. W15 Teaching the Physics of Music-A PTRA Workshop Marrs McLean Science Center 255
9 a.m.-4 p.m. W16 The Role of Toys in Teaching Physics-A PTRA Workshop Storch Memorial Building 103
9 a.m.-4 p.m. W17 Low-Pressure Experiments and Modeling for H.S. Science Curricula Marrs McLean Science Center 264
1 p.m.-5 p.m. W18 Tutorials in Introductory Physics, Part II (Part I, W01) Cowles Life Science Building 244
1 p.m.-5 p.m. W19 Website Physics: Writing Webpages for the Classroom Cowles Life Science Building 344
1 p.m.-5 p.m. W20 Physics and Chemistry on the Road Marrs McLean Science Center 263
1 p.m.-5 p.m. W21 Fun Experiments and Demos in Light, Color, and Spectroscopy Cowles Life Science Building 349
6 p.m.-8 p.m. TUE Crackerbarrel on Focusing on Issues Critical to Two-Year Colleges Ruth Taylor Concert Hall
6 p.m.-10 p.m. W22 Ranking Tasks Margarite B. Parker Chapel 106
6 p.m.-10 p.m. W23 Training Workshops for In-Service Teachers of Middle School Science Marrs McLean Science Center 263
6 p.m.-10 p.m. W24 Student Confidence Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 223
6 p.m.-10 p.m. W40 Exploring Nature through Active Learning Marrs McLean Science Center 160
7 p.m.-8 p.m. T01 Introduction to University-H.S. Partnerships for Physics Teaching Reform Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 215
Wednesday, August 4
7 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m-8:30 p.m. Registration Marrs McLean Science Center 177
(Check on-site) Texas Section Hospitality Room Marrs McLean Science Center 120
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W25 Modeling Dynamical Systems for Introductory Physics Marrs McLean Science Center 173
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W26 Effective Use of a Web-Based Assessment System Cowles Life Science Building 344
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W27 Teaching Astronomy Conceptually Margarite B. Parker Chapel 106
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W28 Physics and Toys-Physics Fun for Everyone Storch Memorial Building 103
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W29 Scouting Black Holes: Exploring General Relativity with Calculus Marrs McLean Science Center 257
8 a.m.-12 p.m. W30 Physics by Inquiry-A Curriculum for Use by University Faculty Cowles Life Science Building 244
8 a.m.-4 p.m. W31 Lecture Demonstrations II Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. W32 Problem Solving Using Interactive Web-Based Technologies Elizabeth Huth Coates Library, Computer Lab
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. W33 Powerful Ideas in Physical Science: Intro to New Force and Motion Units Cowles Life Science Building 349
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. W34 Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) Elizabeth Huth Coates Library, Integrated Learning Center
9 a.m.-4 p.m. W35 The Role of Physics in the Human Body-A PTRA Workshop Marrs McLean Science Center 225
9 a.m.-5 p.m. W36 RealTime Physics II Halsell Administrative Studies 226
1 p.m.-5 p.m. W37 E&M Without Maxwell's Equations-A New Approach Marrs McLean Science Center 257
1 p.m.-5 p.m. W38 Calculator-Based Systems Marrs McLean Science Center 263
1 p.m.-5 p.m. W39 Modeling Chaos Using Dynamic Analyzer II CANCELLED
4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. WED1 PIRA Share-a-Thon on Apparatus Issues Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. WED2 Welcome and Evening Lecture Laurie Auditorium
7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Welcoming Reception Marrs McLean Science Center S103
7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Exhibits Marrs McLean Science Center
Thursday, August 5
7 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Registration Marrs McLean Science Center 177
(Check on-site) Texas Section Hospitality Room Marrs McLean Science Center 120
8 a.m.-8:30 a.m. AA Robert F. Sears Tribute Laurie Auditorium
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. AB "Excellence" Awards Lectures Laurie Auditorium
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exhibits Marrs McLean Science Center
9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. AC Topics on the Teaching of Nuclear Physics Cowles Life Science Building 149
9:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m. AD Cutting-Edge Web Technology Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
9:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m. AE Physics Education Research and Development Chapman Center Auditorium
9:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. AF Crackerbarrel on Ask an Astronomer Sid W. Richardson Comm. Center 320
9:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. AG Student Difficulties: Electricity and Magnetism Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 215
9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. AH Reaching Out: ATE, Future Teachers, and Interdisciplinary Ruth Taylor Concert Hall
9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. AI Upper Division Topics and Labs Cowles Life Science Building 336
9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. AJ Introductory Physics Laboratory Topics Stieren Theater
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. AK Enhancing Physics Learning in Lecture Beyond Mechanics with Interactive Lecture Demonstrations Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
1 p.m.-3 p.m. BA Ceremonial Awards Laurie Auditorium
3:15 p.m.-4 p.m. BB Balancing Teaching and Family Margarite B. Parker Chapel 106
3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. BC Trends and Developments in Introductory Physics: Life Science Connections Chapman Center Auditorium
3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. BD Teacher Training, Part I (Part II, CA) Cowles Life Science Building 336
3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. BE Successful Mentoring Programs Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 215
3:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m. BF Web Innovations and Other Instructional Technologies Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
3:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m. BG Student Difficulties: Advanced Topics Stieren Theater
3:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m BH Student Attitudes and Thinking Ruth Taylor Concert Hall
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. BI Powerful Ideas in Physical Science: Networking and Sharing Sid W. Richardson Comm. Center 320
4 p.m.-5 p.m. BJ How Can 20th Century Simplification Benefit Introductory Classes? Cowles Life Science Building 149
6 p.m.-7 p.m. Awardees' Reception (ticket required) Coates Univ. Center, Skyline Dining Room
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Exhibits Marrs McLean Science Center
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Trinity Lab Demo Night Marrs McLean Science Center
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BK Poster Session Marrs McLean Science Center S103
8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. H.S. Share-a-Thon Chapman Center Auditorium
9:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Trinity Observatory Open House Marrs McLean Science Center Roof
Friday, August 6
7 a.m.-3 p.m. Registration Marrs McLean Science Center 177
(Check on-site) Texas Section Hospitality Room Marrs McLean Science Center 120
8 a.m.-9:45 a.m. CA Teacher Training, Part II (Part I, BD) Cowles Life Science Building 336
8 a.m.-10 a.m. CB Frontiers in Astronomy Laurie Auditorium
8 a.m.-10 a.m. CC Intensive Physics Courses Cowles Life Science Building 149
8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. CD Preparation of Middle School Teachers Margarite B. Parker Chapel 106
8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. CE Innovative Introductory Laboratories Ruth Taylor Concert Hall
8 a.m.-10:45 a.m. CF Visualization Tools for Qualitative and Qualitative Analysis Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
8 a.m.-11 a.m. CG Physics Education Research Evaluation Chapman Center Auditorium
8 a.m.-11 a.m. ED Research on the Teaching and Learning of Physics Margarite B. Parker Chapel 110
8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CH Introductory College Physics Topics Stieren Theater
9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Exhibits Marrs McLean Science Center
9:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. CI Classrooms and Laboratories of the Future Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 215
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CJ Professional Development of Instructional Resource Specialists Cowles Life Science Building 336
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CK Plenary on the Spallation Neutron Source: A Powerful Tool for Materials Research Laurie Auditorium
12:30-4 p.m. Exhibits Marrs McLean Science Center
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. DA Len Jossem's 80th Birthday: Undergraduate Physics Education-Visions for the Future Laurie Auditorium
1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. DB Student Difficulties: Introductory Physics Chapman Center Auditorium
1:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. DC Computers in Physics Education and Laboratory Physics Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
2 p.m.-4:45 p.m. DD CASTLE Electricity Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 215
2 p.m.-5 p.m. DE Implementing Physics Instructional Resources Ruth Taylor Concert Hall
3 p.m.-4 p.m. DF Making Contacts with International Physics Teachers and Students Cowles Life Science Building 336
3 p.m.-5 p.m. DG Imaging Resources for Upper-Level and Introductory Physics Stieren Theater
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. DH Grad Students and Post-Docs in Physics Education Research Cowles Life Science Building 149
5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Fiesta Picnic (ticket required) Coates University Center Esplanade
6 p.m.-7:15 p.m. Physics Olympics Coates University Center Esplanade/Fiesta Room
7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Evening Demo Show Laurie Auditorium
Saturday, August 7
7 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Registration Marrs McLean Science Center 177
(Check on-site) Texas Section Hospitality Room Marrs McLean Science Center 120
8 a.m.-9 a.m. EA Undergraduate Research Topics Sid W. Richardson Comm.Center 320
8 a.m.-9:45 a.m. EB Teaching of Astronomy Stieren Theater
8 a.m.-9:45 a.m. EC Using the Web to Teach K-8 Science Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. EE New Faculty: Experiences and Concerns Cowles Life Science Building 149
9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Exhibits Marrs McLean Science Center
9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m. EF Student Research Participation at Trinity: A Teaching Strategy Cowles Life Science Building 336
9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. EG Laboratory Improvement: Results of NSF-ILI Projects Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 215
10 a.m.-11 a.m. EH New Faculty: Experiences and Concerns Cowles Life Science Building 149
10 a.m.- EI Postdeadline Session Margarite B. Parker Chapel 106
10:30 a.m. SHARP! Great Book Giveaway Marrs McLean Science Center S103
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EJ Plenary on Unification of Active Galaxies Laurie Auditorium
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. FA Underlying Assumptions of Physics Education Research Chapman Center Auditorium
1:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. FB Physics and the Environment Cobb-Racey Building, Science Lecture Hall
1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. FC Revitalization of Undergraduate Physics Preston Gaines Northrup Hall 215
2 p.m.-3:45 p.m. FD History of Physics and Related Topics Cowles Life ScienceBuilding 336
2 p.m.-4 p.m. FE Physics Day Events Stieren Theater
3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. FF The Physics Education Research Supplement to AJP Chapman Center Auditorium
7 p.m.-9 p.m PER Social/Posters (ticket required) Chapman Center, Gold Room/Foyer

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