Data Camp 2015



Welcome!  This is your portal for the Data Camp 2015 where we will be putting a lot of useful information about planning, scheduling and activities.


Teaching & Learning Fellows


Jeremy Smith, Baltimore, MD (Johns Hopkins)

jsmith10@bcps.org

(443) 834-9406


Gerry Gagnon, Newton, MA (Northeastern/Brown)

gerard_gagnon@newton.k12.ma.us

(508) 527-0240


Jodi Hansen, Worthington, MN (U of Minnesota)

jdhans@mac.com

(507) 360-1305


Adam LaMee, Tallahassee, FL (Florida State)

adamlamee@gmail.com

(850) 567-2288


Data Campers (click here for email list)


Linda Bazard (Rice)

Julia Bell (Rice)

Karen Brown (Florida State)

Kevin Cieszkowski (Southern Methodist)

Zondra Clayton (Florida State)

Tiffany Coke (U of Hawaii)

Matthew Damani (Southern Methodist)

Leon de Oliveira (Southern Methodist)

Jim Deane (U of Kansas)

Lucas Devitt (Purdue)

Joe Fehr (Virginia)

Keith (William) Funderburk (U of Mississippi)

Ben Grimes (Purdue)

Janee Hall (Southern Methodist)

Karen Hampton (Rice)

Greg Hrinda (Johns Hopkins)

Rebecca Jaronski (Virginia Tech)

Matt Jochmans (Johns Hopkins)

Jed Leggett (U of Mississippi)

James Neff (Kansas State)

Curt Parry (Kansas State)

Julia Porowski (Southern Methodist)

Jason Williamson (Rice)

Pat Wise (Virginia)


Before you arrive


Food

  • Hotel rooms have a refrigerator. The hotel has a complimentary shuttle service to/from Super Target and other local businesses.

  • Remember, you will receive a per diem of $40 per day (partial for your travel days) and there is no need to save your food receipts.

  • The Fermilab Training Center (where we’ll be M-F) has a refrigerator and microwave.

  • The hotel has complimentary breakfast (limited selection Hyatt Place breakfast). The cafeteria in Wilson Hall at Fermilab (map) has a wider breakfast selection cooked to order at reasonable prices.

  • We’ll go to the Fermilab cafeteria for lunch each day: regular menu and weekly menu.

  • The hotel offers a 24/7 Gallery Made to Order Menu that you may choose to use in house for your evening meals.



Agenda

Sunday, July 19


All day

Check in at the hotel (map and hotel website)

Hyatt Place

27576 Maecliff Drive

Warrenville, Illinois, USA, 60555

(630)836-9800

3 PM

Memorial for Tom Jordan at the Kuhn Village Barn on the east side of the Fermilab campus (map). If you plan to come, dress is very casual and it will be very warm as the barn is not air conditioned. If you need a ride to the barn, we will meet in the lobby at 2:30.

7 - 9 PM

Meet campers and Quarknet Fellows in the Hyatt Place lobby anytime between 7-9PM for an introductory activity (~1 hour). In house dining would be available here as well.


Monday, July 20

(bring closed-toe shoes for the day’s tour)


8:30 - 10:00

Welcome (Fermilab Training Center map)

Sign-in sheets

Emergency procedures

Stipend and per diem payment form

Grad credit paperwork (optional)

Group norms

Hope and Fears (Hopes pic, fears pic, graphics made with Wordle)

10:00 - 11:00

Talk: Richard Cavanaugh (Training Center) (PDF here and animation here)

11:00 - 12:00

Tour: CMS Remote Operations Center (ROC) and LINAC

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch (Wilson Hall cafeteria)

1:00 - 4:45

LHC Data Group work time (Training Center)

Activity: CMS Calibration (to jump straight to the sample data, click here.)

Supplemental activities are in the Data Portfolio.

4:45 - 5:00

All Hands meeting (Training Center)

Daily feedback form


Tuesday, July 21

(bring closed-toe shoes for the day’s tour)


8:30 - 9:00

All Hands meeting (Training Center)

9:00 - 11:45

LHC Data Group work time (Training Center) - once your group finishes the milestone seminar, click here to give us your account info so that we can share the full dataset with you.

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch (Wilson Hall cafeteria)

12:50 - 2:00

Tour:  8 teachers to D0 , 16 to MINOS (you’ll do the other tour on Thursday)

Meet in the Wilson Hall atrium by the main entrance

2:00 - 4:45

LHC Data Group work time (Training Center) - once your group finishes the milestone seminar, click here to give us your account info so that we can share the full dataset with you.

4:45 - 5:00

All Hands meeting (Training Center)

Daily feedback form

5:30 - 7:00

Cookout at Marge and Bill Bardeen’s (29W280 Iroquois Ct N, Warrenville - there is construction, so following this map is recommended: map from Wilson Hall to Bardeen’s)


Wednesday, July 22

(bring closed-toe shoes for the day’s tour)

8:30 - 9:00

All Hands meeting (Training Center)

Deadline for groups to post CMS activity findings

9:00 - 10:30

CERN videoconference (Training Center) (if web link does not work, the video file, in MP4 format, can be found in the Drive folder “Shared photos” (link).  Here also is a link to some photos taken by the CERN folks.

10:45 - 11:30

LHC Data Group presentations (Training Center)

11:30-11:45

Form new Affinity Groups

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch (Wilson Hall cafeteria)

1:00 - 3:00

Affinity Group work time (Training Center)

3:00 - 5:00

Talk and Tour: Muon g-2 with Brenden Casey (Training Center)

Daily feedback form

 

optional - trip into the city?? Jazzin’ at the Shedd Aquarium (open until 10PM)


Thursday, July 23

(bring closed-toe shoes for the day’s tour)

8:30 - 9:00

All Hands meeting (Training Center)

9:00 - 11:30

Affinity Group work time (Training Center)

Teacher Implementation Survey (~20 min)

11:30 - 12:45

Lunch (Wilson Hall cafeteria) & Visit Lederman Science Center (map)

12:50 - 2:00

Tour: 16 to D0 or 8 to MINOS (the one you didn’t see Tuesday)

Meet in the Wilson Hall atrium by the main entrance

2:00 - 4:45

Affinity Group work time (Training Center)

4:45 - 5:00

All Hands meeting (Training Center)

Daily feedback form

Vote for Ben!!

5:30

(optional) Trip to American Science and Surplus (map)

OR into the city for Art Institute of Chicago (open until 8 pm)

Vote for Ben!!


Friday, July 24

8:30 - 9:00

All Hands meeting (Training Center)

Morning discussion pics: gluon color charge and Higgs event in CMS

Complete  Plan Template via Google.

Vote for Ben!!

9:00 - 11:45

Affinity Group work time (Training Center)

Participant Satisfaction survey (10 min)

Vote for Ben!!


Optional - if you finish your group presentation as homework on Thurs evening, you may choose to attend a Tour: SiDet from 11:00-12:00

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch (Wilson Hall cafeteria)

1:00 - 3:00

Group Presentations (Training Center)

3:00-3:15

Clean up Training Center

3:30 - 4:00

Director’s Wine & Cheese Seminar (2nd floor, Wilson Hall Atrium)

Friday Rides: To facilitate getting everyone to and from the lab on Friday

After the Data Camp


  • Find everything you used during the Data Camp on Google Drive.

  • Upload and view campers’ photos in the shared folder. Can’t upload? Make sure you’re logged into your Google account. If not, you’ll only be able to view others’ pics.

  • Share what’s worked in your classroom in the Google Doc here. Can’t type in it? Make sure you’re logged into your Google account. If not, you’ll only be able to read others’ posts.


Cool Links

Bubble Chamber Printed Fabric/Wallpaper

Groups audience: