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CANCELLED: NJAAPT Spring Meeting 2020: Bridging Connections

  • 04 Apr 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Princeton University, McDonnell Hall


  • Member and Guest registration
  • For members of Southeast Pennsylvania Section of AAPT
  • For students studying to be Physics Teachers. Please fill in additional student fields to verify eligibility.

The NJAAPT Spring Meeting 2020 is cancelled due to concerns with the Covid-19 virus and the need to limit social gatherings.

Once again NJAAPT is pleased to host its annual Spring Section Meeting on Saturday April 4 2020, at Princeton University.

Note:  Please bring laptop/chromebook/tablet that can run Excel or Sheets, if you have one, for afternoon workshop sessions.  You can still participate without a laptop/Chromebook.  Princeton Guest WiFi registration onsite -- you will need to access your email (via phone or other) to confirm when registering as a guest.

"Bridging Connections"

Schedule --    McDonnell Hall Auditorium (near Jadwin Hall)

                            Campus map  (here) Grid I-7.   Parking: Lot 5 or 25.

8:00-9:00         Registration/Coffee/Bagels/etc.

9:00-9:15           Introduction and Welcome

9:15 - 10:15        Speaker:  Matt Blackman "The Importance of Mentorship for Physics Teachers"            

10:15-10:30      ~Break~

10:30-11:00       Section Business Meeting, Brief intro to Afternoon Workshops

11:00-12:00       Speaker:  Kelly O'Shea  "Values and Beliefs about Doing Science and Physics Class"

12:00-1:30              Lunch  (Brush Gallery)

1:30-2:30          Breakout Sessions:

  • Spreadsheet Modeling with Michael McConnell
  • Make 'n Take 

2:30-3:30          Breakout Sessions:

  • Quantum Computing with Steve Schnetzer
  • Make 'n Take

Payment in advance is requested.  By signing up, you are committing to full payment for your ticket.

NJAAPT is aware of issues surrounding COVID-19 and the health and safety of our members and guests are foremost. We are currently hopeful the meeting will still happen as planned. The executive board will continually assess this situation and will notify the membership of any updated information as it becomes available.  Should it become prudent to cancel the meeting, registrants will receive refunds.  

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