AAPT: American Association of Physics Teachers
American Association of Physics Teachers
A professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
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Represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition with other high school students. Registration ends December 4, 2019.
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AAPT 2019 Winter Meeting Plenary Speakers
November 1, 2018 - College Park, Maryland, United States, November 1, 2018—The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is the leading international scientific society for physics educators, physicists, and industrial scientists. Dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching, AAPT provides programs that encourage teaching practical application of physics principles, support continuing professional development, and reward excellence in physics education. The 2019 Winter Meeting in Houston, Texas, will take place on January 12-15, 2019. Plenary sessions will feature the Oersted Medal winner, Gay Stewart; Jack G. Hehn, Melba Newell Phillips Awardee; Kip Stephen Thorne, theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate; and Michelle Feynman, the daughter of Richard Feynman.
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Students selected as 2018 US Traveling Team for Olympiad
July 17, 2018 - Students have been selected to represent the U.S. Physics Team as the 2018 Traveling Team at the 49th International Physics Olympiad
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Heather Lewandowski to be Recognized
September 27, 2018 - AAPT has announced that Heather Lewandowski, will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during the 2019 Winter Meeting in Houston, TX.
Janelle M. Bailey awarded 2019 Homer L. Dodge Citation
September 26, 2018 - AAPT has announced that Janelle M. Bailey, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Temple University, will receive the association’s Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT during the 2019 Winter Meeting in Houston, TX.
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