- Physics Teaching Resources Organizations for Physics Teachers Journals for High School Physics Teachers Textbooks in High School Physics Teaching Physics.
Physics Teaching Resources Organizations for Physics Teachers Journals for High School Physics Teachers Textbooks in High School Physics Teaching Physics.
Slide 1 Physics Teaching Resources Organizations for Physics Teachers Journals for High School Physics Teachers Textbooks in High School Physics Teaching Physics Teaching References Electronic Resources (CDs & Internet) Demonstration Handbooks Suppliers Grants Competitions Web Resources List Servers ISPP Slide 2 Organizations for Physics Teachers Area Groups Illinois State Physics Project (ISPP) Physics Northwest Capitol Area Physics Alliance St. Louis Area Physics Teachers Chicago ITQ Science Project Chicago ITQ Science Project Regional Groups Illinois Section of the AAPT (ISAAPT) Illinois Section of the AAPT (ISAAPT) Chicago Section of the AAPT (CS-AAPT) Illinois Science Teachers Association (ISTA) Illinois Science Teachers Association (ISTA) National Groups American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Slide 3 Journals for High School Physics Teachers The Physics Teacher Physics Today American Journal of Physics Journal for Physics Education Research (AIP) Scientific American Science News The Science Teacher (NSTA) International Journal of Science Education Physics Education Journal of Research in Science Teaching Journal of Physics Teacher Education Online (JPTEO) Journal of Physics Teacher Education Online Slide 4 Physics Textbooks Used (1997) Regular first-year physics: Physics: Principles & Problems (Merril/Glencoe) 57% Modern Physics (Holt, Rinehart & Winston) 20% Conceptual Physics (Hewitt) 15% Physics for non-science students: Conceptual Physics 84% Physics: Principles & Problems 7% Honors physics: Physics: Principles & Problems 25% Physics (Giancoli) 19% Modern Physics 15% Advanced placement B Advanced placement C Physics (Giancoli) 27% - Fundamentals of Physics College Physics (Serway) 24% (Halliday & Resnick) 41% Physics (Cutnell) 9% - University Physics (Sears) 19% Slide 5 Physics Teaching References Aarons, A. B. (1990) A Guide to Introductory Physics Teaching Aarons, A. B. (1997). Teaching Introductory Physics: All Inclusive Guide. Kutliroff, D. (19xx) Teaching High School Physics Osborne, J. & Freeman, J. (1989 Teaching Physics: A Guide For The Non-Specialist Wilson, J. (1997). Conference on the Introductory Physics Courses. Yurkewicz, W., Jr. (1985) A Guidebook For Teaching Physics Slide 6 Electronic Resources Physics InfoMall CD Guidebook to constructing inexpensive science teaching Equipment: Physics Eisenhower National Clearinghouse CD (file:///ENC/docs/docsfr.htm) ISAAPT Resources ISU PTE Resources web page http://www.phy.ilstu.edu/PTE.html Slide 7 Demonstration Handbooks AAPT Publications A Demonstration Handbook for Physics (Freier & Anderson) A Potpourri of Physics Teaching Ideas (Berry) String & Sticky Tape Experiments (Edge) Commercial Publications Teaching Physics with Real World Applications Five Easy Lessons (Knight) ISAAPT Guidebook Program Slide 8 Suppliers PASCO Vernier Fischer Slide 9 Grants CPB Basic Elements of Grant Writing http://www.cpb.org/grants.writing.html Slide 10 Competitions Word Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Scholastic Bowl International Physics Olympiad (IPO) Junior Engineering and Technical Society (JETS) Intels Science Talent Search (Westinghouse) Duracell/NSTA Competition Slide 11 Web Resources Resources for Physics Teachers @ UNC http://www2.ncsu.edu/ncsu/pams/physics/PCEP/www/P CC/URLs.html http://www2.ncsu.edu/ncsu/pams/physics/PCEP/www/P CC/URLs.html Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education http://www.enc.org http://www.enc.org Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement (SMILE) http://www.iit.edu/~smile/index.html http://www.iit.edu/~smile/index.html See PTE.html website for more http://www.phy.ilstu.edu/pte/ http://www.phy.ilstu.edu/pte/ Slide 12 Discussion Groups Physhare firstname.lastname@example.org Slide 13 ISPP Illinois State Physics Project (ISPP) ISPP is a loose organization of High School, College, and University Physics Teachers in the Chicago Area. They meet once a month at a host school to discuss teaching methods, lecture demonstrations, and teaching techniques, and anything of interest in the area of Physics http://condor.depaul.edu/~glietz/ispp/ispp.html