Middle Florida QuarkNet Day

10 am to 3:30 pm, Saturday February 10, 2024

Department of Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

Small URL for this page: https://cern.ch/uf-qn-10feb24.


Workshop location: New Physics 2205 at 2001 Museum Road, Gainesville.



  • Learn about how you can bring the excitement of cutting-edge physics to your classroom

  • Open to all current and prospective QuarkNet teachers in mid-Florida

    • Middle school physical science

    • High school physics, chemistry, astronomy, or mathematics

  • Compensation

    • Stipend: $120

    • Mileage reimbursment if traveling over 50 miles to Gainesville

    • Lunch



Time (ET) Activity
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10:00 Coffee and chat
10:15 QuarkNet basics
10:45 Warm-up: Particle Cards
11:15 Presentation: New Frontiers of Electroweak Physics (Chang)
12:00 Lunch and chat
13:00 Quark Workbench

Angles and Dimuons


A Taste of the CMS Masterclass

15:00 Discussion and Planning
15:30 End of workshop

Alternative: Muon Lifetime



Phil Chang, University of Florida

Ken Cecire, QuarkNet staff / University of Notre Dame

Paul Avery, University of Florida