2019 ATLAS Data Workshop @ U. of Oregon

June 20-21, 2019

University of Oregon, Willamette Hall, Room 412

Tiny URL for this page: https://tinyurl.com/OregonQN2019



Participating teachers will:

  • Apply classical physics principles to reduce or explain the observations in data investigations.
  • Identify and describe ways that data are organized for determining any patterns that may exist in the data.
  • Create, organize and interpret data plots; make claims based on evidence and provide explanations; identify data limitations.
  • Develop a plan for taking students from their current level of data use to subsequent levels using activities and/or ideas from the workshop.

We will also provide opportunities to engage in critical dialogue among teaching colleagues about what they learn in the workshop.

Supplementary Material


Times and specific activities are subject to adjustment.

 Thursday, 20 June

09:00     Welcome and introductions     

09:15     LIGO and gravitational wave astrophysics (20 MB pdf) (Ray Frey)

10:30     Break

10:45     Introduction to LHC/Atlas (60 MB pdf) (Eric Torrence)

12:15     Shane arrives

12:30     Lunch

13:30     Workshop Objectives/Overview/Data Porfolio
              CERN in 3 (really 4) minutes video


13:45     Level 1 Data Portfolio Activities:

14:30     Break

14:45     Data Portfolio Activitiy: 

15:30     Activity:

16:30     Search for Supersymmetry (Laura Jeanty)

17:15     End of Day Reflections, Discussion, Q&A

Friday, 21 June

09:00     ATLAS Virtual Visit - Steven Goldfarb

09:30     Recap of Yesterday/Plan for Today
              Demo: cloud chamber                        

09:45     Higgs Factories (Jim Brau)

11:00     Break

11:15     Data Portfolio Activity: Mass of US Pennies

11:30     Level 2 Data Portfolio Activity: ATLAS Masterclass Measurement

       Shift training:

12:15     Lunch

13:15     ATLAS Masterclass Measurement, cont.
       Data Analysis:

15:00     Break

15:15     Introduce CMS e-Lab

15:45     Implementation discussion

16:00     QuarkNet Survey

16:30     Discussion, Q&A, including teacher discussion of class projects.

17:15     End of Day