Summer Workshop at W&M, 8/12/13 - 8/14/13
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Mentor (Josh Erlich) and seven teachers participated in this summer's workshop: Laura Akesson, Joe Fehr, Mike Fetsko, Tom Gallo, Hank Horn, Maria Niland, Deborah Roudebush. Day 1 (10am-5pm): Horn gave eddy current/Lenz's law demos to the other teachers. Erlich talk on physics beyond the standard model. Comprehensive review and discussion of the new AP Physics courses, led by Roudebush. Day 2 (8:30am-5pm): Mariani talk on neutrinos (x2). Tour of Aubin's ultra-cold atom lab. Planning for recruitment workshop next summer, other activities for the coming academic year. Erlich agreed to work on recruiting Williamsburg-area teachers and look for additional funding sources. Day 3 (8:30am-3pm?): More planning. Erlich talk on extra dimensions. Five teachers went on JLab tour in the pm.
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There's no point doing the same stuff over and over again.