2014 Annual Report - University of Washington
We continued the successful experiences from 2013 and organized two QuarkNet events--a masterclass in May and a cosmic ray workshop in July, 2014. Here are detailed descriptions of each workshop:
a. Masterclass on May 15
QuarkNet teachers/staff: Kenneth Cecire, David Trapp
School: Meadowdale High
HS Teacher: Jim Landon
HS Student: 16 students
Activities: Mon lab tour, Pixel Lab Tour, CMS masterclass, Virtual conference
Jim Landon wrote a story with detailed descriptions of the event in the attachment. The collections of photos could be found here.
b. Cosmic Ray workshop during July 30 - Aug 1
QuarkNet teacher/staff: Robert Peterson, David Trapp
Invited Seminar Talks: Toby Burnett (gamma ray experiments), Jeff Wilkes (cosmic ray from galctic center)
School: Liberty High, Inerlake High (new), Keiso High (new), Skyline High
HS Teachers: Mark Buchli (LHS), Shem Thompson (IHS, new), Rose Emanuel (KHS, new)
Students: 3 (LHS), 1 (IHS), 1(SHS)
Activities: Pixel lab tour, Cosmic ray hands-on activities, plateau counters, flux rate measurement, Cosmic Ray e-Lab, student research report
Miscellaneous comments: Two new teachers each bring a CRMD back. Mark only brings a CRMD back and left another CRMD in UW for repairment. Two teachers quit the CRMD program - David Leman from Heritage University and James Landon from Meadowdale High. Two CRMDs were mailed back to FNAL.
Collections of the event pictures could be found here.