OAPT Ontario Association of Physics Teachers
Diana Hall

Diana Hall received the 2014 CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics - Ontario.

What's New

Physics Camp is back! If you enjoy our annual conference and would like to immerse yourself in some serious professional developing, this is the chance for you. Join the camp leaders,
Lisa Lim-Cole, James Ball and Chris Meyer from July 15-17 2014 in bucolic Sudbury for three days of intensive physics workshops all for the outrageously low price of $50 including food and accommodation.
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3 out of the 5 students competing for CANADA at the 2014 International Physics Olympiad are from Ontario!

Henry Wu (winner: 2012 OAPT Grade 11 Phsyics Contest), University of Toronto Schools
Chris Ni (winner: 2013 OAPT Grade 11 Physics Contest), A.Y. Jackson Secondary School
Andrew Kim, University of Toronto Schools

Congratulations to Diana Hall, winner of the
2014 CAP Award for Excellence
in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics (Ontario).

Conference 2015: University of Guelph May 7, 8, 9

Dave Doucette had a visit from Rogers TV to his class

Conference Program for 2014: Click here.

Congratulations to Chris Meyer

Chris's web site: http://www.meyercreations.com/physics/index.html is featured in The Physics Teacher: page 126, volume 52 number 2 February 2014. This material is a Must Read for every physics teacher.

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Non-Profit Status

The OAPT is a registered charitable organization in Ontario, and is able to issue tax receipts for donations.

Download resources from the 2013 Conference at UOIT

Visit the Awards Page

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The 4th Annual Physics Camp 2012

Physics Olympiad

Congratulations to the members of the Canadian Physics Olympiad Team

Physics for the 21st Century.

A new and free online physics course from the Annenberg Project

comPADRE - Physics & Astronomy Digital Resource in Education

This is a major resource for teachers of Physics and Astronomy at all levels.
Take a look.

OAPT Listserve Discussion Group

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OAPT thanks ECE @ U of T for its support of physics teachers.

Univeristy of Ontario Institute of Technology

OAPT thanks UOIT for its support of physics teachers.

OAPT thanks Perimeter Institute for its support of physics teachers.

OAPT thanks York University Biophysics for its support of physics teachers.

Conference 2014

University of Toronto Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Thurs May 8 to
Sat May 10 2014

Keynote Address

Hands on Workshops