LIGO e-Lab Workshop at KU
June 6-7, 2016
Participating teachers will be able to use the LIGO e-Lab to:
- Plot and interpret data recorded by LIGO seismic instruments
- Explain the importance of LIGO seismic data in gravitiational wave search
- Use LIGO seismic data to demonstrate classical physics concepts.
- Develop a plan for use of the LIGO e-Lab in the classroom.
Times and specific activities are subject to adjustment.
Monday 6 June
09:00 Coffee, Registration
12:00 Interferometer activity
14:00 Exploration of LIGO e-Lab:
15:00 Search and analyze in data:
15:45 Exploration of LIGO posters
16:15 Reflections and discussion
16:30 End of Day
Tuesday 7 June
09:00 Coffee/Recap of Yesterday/Plan for Today
10:45 Research activity
13:00 Conclude research and create posters
14:45 Implementation plans
15:15 Reports and Discussion
16:30 End of workshop