American Association of Physics Teachers

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Caleb L. Heath

The highlight of this week was undoubtedly our tour of NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This is an amazing place, a true gem of a national lab, and a cornerstone of American industry.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Caleb L. Heath

Highlights of this week include birthdays and the next generation. The birthday is of course America's, but the next generation was somewhat more interesting.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Caleb L. Heath

So is the mercury. And the humidity. And yes, the sky is far too close for my liking. But hey, it's been not bad for rain this year. I have yet to be utterly destroyed by freak rain showers. My hair's gone out of control, but it does that anyway. You're really disappointing me DC!

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Caleb L. Heath

Yes, I do.

And they keep getting better and better every time I go to them. Here’s why.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Caleb L. Heath

Lincoln founded the National Academy of Sciences in the midst of the Civil War. Among its first tasks was to solve the problem of compass malfunction in iron-clad warships.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Christine O'Donnell

Our last week was a blur of presentations and final evaluations. We had a day to practice and finalize our presentations for the SPS Intern Symposium.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Christine O'Donnell

This summer went by way too quickly, but then again, I say that almost every summer. It’s weird to think that in a few days, we’ll be done with our internships.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Christine O'Donnell

This week was the much-anticipated AAPT Summer Meeting in Portland.  I spent most of Saturday sitting in airports and on airplanes (I had a nice long layover in Houston).  Luckily, I remembered to load my iPod with some TV shows, so the trip wasn’t too boring.  As we landed in Portland, we got a

Friday, July 19, 2013

Christine O'Donnell

Since next week is the AAPT Summer Meeting in Portland, the office was pretty busy with final preparations.  For me, besides practicing the presentation I’ll be giving to the Executive Board and Section Representatives, I also worked more on completing drafts of the resources I plan to finish thi

Friday, July 12, 2013

Christine O'Donnell

Last week, I finalized the presentation I will give at the AAPT Summer Meeting next weekend to the Executive Board and Section Representatives. We want to let them know about the work I’m doing and encourage members to pursue advocacy, so my talk focuses on what resources I am creating.

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