Conference–At–a–Glance

Friday, October 25

3:00 PM – 4:30 PMTour of National Institute for Aviation Research for those who preregistered
3:30 PM – 4:30 PMGrizzly Adventures at Butler Community College (meet in Lobby of 2000 Building, the "Welcome Center")
3:00 PM – 7:00 PMRegistration (Lobby of 2000 Building, the "Welcome Center")
3:00 PM – 6:00 PMPoster set up (upstairs Welcome Center)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PMPoster session (upstairs Welcome Center)
7:00 PM – 8:30 PMBanquet and guest: former astronaut Sam Gemar

Saturday, October 26

8:00 AM – 9:00 AMContinental breakfast/Registration
9:00 AM – 9:15 AMPresentation to Kansas Physics Teacher of the Year
9:15 AM – 11:45 AMMorning Sessions
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch and guest speaker Steven L. "Jake" Jacobs
Wizard Tales: Mostly true stories from
Discovery Channel, MythBusters, and Mr. Wizard’s World.
1:00 PM – 1:45 PMPoster session, continued
1:45 PM – 3:45 PMAfternoon Sessions
3:45 PMRaffle!
4:00 PM – 5:00 PMBusiness meeting

Complete Conference Schedule PDF

Links to Posters – alphabetical by author’s last name

Elena Gregg, Improving Performance through Motivation: Teaching Biology Pre-Med Students Physics

Carl Rutledge, Sunrise/Sunset on the Equinox: A Photo Project for Astronomy Students

Links to Papers – alphabetical by author’s last name

Al Adams, Revitalizing College Physics at UALR

Paul Adams, Earl Legleiter, A Survey of Kansas Physics Teachers - 10+ years later

Jorge Ballester, Use and Abuse of Equality in Solving Physics Problems

Dave Besson, KU experience with CRDs

Earl Legleiter, Paul Adams, Modeling Instruction in Kansas

Steven Maier, Saeed Sarani , The NWOSU ToPPS program: a content/pedagogy resource, building networks and certifying teachers

Karen Williams , SPS Advisers and Gender: Comparing AR–OK–KS to the Rest