Meeting Schedule 

Fall 2019 Wisconsin Association of Physics Teachers

Chula Vista Resort & Water Park, Wisconsin Dells

Friday, November 8th, 2019
5 pm:  Registration/Check-In
5 – 6 pm:  Social time
6 – 7 pm:  Dinner
7 – 8 pm:  Presentation/Talk

Saturday, November 9th

8:30-10:10 Talks Session I  
08:30 Matt Evans & Erik Hendrickson Welcome and What do College instructors want incoming students to know?
08:50 Ken Menningen Comparison of face-to-face and online outcomes for Physics 100
09:10 Suruj Seunarine Evolution of geomagnetic cutoffs at the South Pole and neutron monitor rates
09:30 Swapnil Tripathi Gravitational Wave Data Analysis
09:50 Turner Howard A Shop Experience for Physics Majors in the Digital Age.
9:00-10:00 Workshop  
  Dr. Mick Veum and Gary Baier The Language of Physics
10:10-10:40 Posters  
  Christina Othon An Inquiry Based Biophysics Course for Non-majors
  Rachael Anderman Lancor and Brian Lancor Solar Cookers in the Physics Classroom
10:40-12:10 Talk Session II  
10:40 Brad Hinaus Frictionless Collisions for the Masses
11:00 Jim Madsen Neu News from the IceCube Neutrino Observatory
11:20 Nenad Stojilovic Undergraduate students’ common misconceptions about symmetry and why they often fail to recognize it
11:30 Lowell McCann 10 Years of ALPhA’s Laboratory Immersions
11:40 Melissa Vigil Using Ethology and Molecular Biology to Develop Problems for Use in Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences
12:00 Amy Root Highlighter Grading Strategy
Lunch 12:10-1:30  
1:30-3:30 Talk Session III  
01:30 Alan Scott Cosplay as Education Outreach – A Year as Neil Armstrong
01:50 Mark Lattery Next Generation Modeling Courses for Teachers
02:10 Daniel Sinkovits Cross Diagram for Solving Kinematic Problems
02:30 Matthew Vonk Using Interactive Video to Teach Physics
02:40 Jim Mallmann Surprising Ways to Make Introductory Physics Problems Much More Difficult
03:00 Jennifer Docktor Get the Facts Out about STEM Teaching
03:10 Steven Sahyun 3D Printed Electric Charge Potentials
03:20 Paul Erdman Planet Flatness