QuarkNet-ILC Tokyo, June 2014

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Teacher Workshop

June 8, 2014 at the University of Tokyo

Tom Jordan--University of Massachusetts, Amherst - jordant@fnal.gov

Ken Cecire--University of Notre Dame - kcecire@nd.edu

Martin Shaffer--Cowley College - shafferm@cowley.edu

Mike Wadness--Medford High School - mwadness@medford.k12.ma.us


Tentative Goals:

  • Each teacher is able to use the cosmic ray detector or the cosmic ray e-Lab in a simple activity with students.
  • Teachers are introduced to the International Linear Collider (ILC) 

Tentative Agenda:

Time Activity
10:00 Introduction and Registration; teachers form two groups.

Group 1: Simple detector experiment.

Group 2: Guided e-Lab activity for classroom.

12:00 Lunch
13:00 Presentation on ILC (Tanabe)

Group 1: Simple detector experiment.

Group 2: Guided e-Lab activity for classroom.

16:30 Discussion
16:55 Evaluation
17:00 End


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Student Workshop

June 10, 2014 at Tokyo Gakugei-dai Senior High School


  • Learn how to take, upload cosmic ray data
  • Build capacity in one sort of cosmic ray flux studies
  • Gain excitement about ILC
  • Build capacity in finding, sorting Higgs events in ILC simulation
  • Compare and discuss results of scientific investigation


Time Activity  
09:30 Greetings
09:45 Presentation on ILC and Cosmic Rays (Tanabe)
10:45 CRMD Operation
12:00 Lunch
13:00 CRMD Operation - data upload
13:15 ILC mini-masterclass 
14:30 CRMD Operaton
16:00 Finish


  1. "CRMD Group" is 5-7 students dedicated to working on the Cosmic Ray Muon Detector (CRMD) for the day.
  2. "Analysis Group" has students working on data analysis via computers and internet.
  3. Facilitators may insert a 10 min break in the morning and afternoon.
  4. This agenda is subject to revision. 

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