Report on the AAPT 132nd Winter Meeting Anchorage, AK


Dates: January 21 - 25, 2006.
Egan Convention Centre, Anchorage, AK
Prepared by:
Rolly Meisel, Section Representative Disclaimer
Prepared for:
Ontario Association of Physics Teachers (OAPT)
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth:
Courses for Students and Summer Employment for Teachers
Physics Teacher Education (PTEC): Conference
Ice Melt Competition:


Meeting Reports
* Meeting Venue: Anchorage, AK
* Section Officers Exchange
* Section Representatives Meeting
* High School Committee Meeting
* Council Meeting


Session Reports:
(Notes from sessions attended by the Section Rep)
* Climate Variability in Alaska
* Probing the Ice Cap of Mt. Wrangell
* The Aurorae
* Project Galileo
* Carbon Nanotubes
* Connecting Physics to Emerging Technologies
* Lessons from the 1964 Earthquake
* How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Schrodinger's Cat
* Iditarod Dog Sled Race
* Thawing the Frozen Curriculum









Web Site Summary:
* Meeting Event List:
* World Year of Physics
* AAPT Grant Program
* AAPT Officer Directory
* Space Elevator


Resources for Teaching Physics
Applets and other resources
Resources for physics teaching
Real Time Physics
National Science Digital Library
Physics Education Technology Project PhET