Tentative Schedule 2010 AAPT UT/ID Section Meeting
ISU- Pocatello, April 30 - May 1, 2010


All events will be held in the Physical Science Building on the SW corner of the intersection of 8th Ave. and Carter St, Pocatello, Idaho.
 
Friday April 30
5:30 - 7:00 pm Registration, Physical Science Building Foyer
6:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dr. Scott Hughes, Dean, ISU College of Arts and Sciences
6:00 - 7:00 pm Banquet, Physical Science Building Foyer
7:00 - 9:00 pm Demonstration Share-A-Thon.  Local high school and ISU physics students are invited to attend
Adam Behler, U of U, Standing Waves on a Whadayacallit Cord 
Ricahrd Hills, Weber State
Ron Galli, Weber State, Atmospheric Pressure/Rotational Motion/Cat Twist
Wayne Peterson, BYU, Standing Waves On Pan Lids, a Lamp Cover, and a Juicer
Duane Merrell / Harold Stokes, BYU, The Ping Pong Ball Canon (the you tube story)
Westen Barnes, Pocatello High School, Jacob’s Ladder
James Coburn, USU, Various demonstrations
Steve Shropshire, ISU, Water Light Pipe, Shifting Rainbow, Infra Red Demos
Bryan Pyper, BYUI, Misc. Physics Fun
              
 Saturday March 25, 2006
9:00 - 10:00 am Registration, Physical Science Building Foyer
9:00 - 9:30 am Poster session, morning donuts, juice, coffee, Physical Science Room 144                                                                            

Brian Wieland, ISU, Photomultiplier Tube Magnetic Shielding for the CLAS12 Central Time of Flight Counter

Ariel Conn, ISU, Optimization of a Linearly Polarized Photon Beam Experiment

Andrew Harmon, ISU, Exploitation of laboratory exercises in university physics relative to instruction time

Cody Womack, ISU, Calculations Related to a Measurement of Atmospheric Absorption of Solar Radiation

9:30 - 10:30 am Contributed Session I, Physical Science Room 140
Lawrence Rees, BYU, Virtual Labs for an Independent Study E&M Course
David Allred, BYU, The Cost of a Photon
Richard Hills, Weber State, Vibration of the Prepared Guitar String
Farhang Amiri, Weber State, Using Camtasia and pc tablets in creating lecture notes
10:30 - 10:45 am Break
10:45 - 12:00 pm Contributed Session II, Physical Science Room 140
Martin Hackworth, Idaho State University
London Jenks, KSTF and BYUI,  Developing the IPIS and Future Use in the Physics High School Classroom
Ron Galli, Weber State, Atmospheric Pressure in a Partially Filled Inverted Glass of Water
Brad Carroll, Weber State, Physics with an Underwater Firecracker
12:00 - 1:00 pm Working lunch: section business, elections, book raffle
1:00 - 1:50 pm   Invited Talk: Dr Doug Wells, ISU, "Physics at the Idaho Accelerator Center"
1:50 - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 - 3:15 pm Contributed Session III, Physical Science Room 140
John Sohl, Weber State, Community Based Learning in Upper Division Physics Courses
Carolyn Bunker, BYUI, Effects of wind direction and speed on turbulence and wind shear
Harold Stokes, BYU, Designing an independent study physics course
Bryan Pyper, BYUI, The PER-friendly Classroom
Jaren Olsen, BYUI, What is the relationship between the force concept inventory and Lawson's classroom test of scientific reasoning?
3:15 pm adjourn
3:30 - 4:30 Optional Tour of the Idaho Accelerator Center