Quarknet FSU Summer Workshop

21 to 25 July 2014

Monday, July 21 @ FSU in room 110 UPL (a.k.a. Richards bldg.)

A parking permit will be provided. Brian will be in the small lot near the Keen Building and Bio Unit One, near Call St & Chieftain Way, wearing a tropical shirt and holding a clipboard.
Here's a map of the parking lot.
Here's a map of UPL/Richards building.
8:30 – 11:30 Opening ceremony
Survey link
(9:30) James Brooks on Condensed Matter
What are your NGSSS goals for the week? CPALMS website
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch near FSU
12:30 – 3:30 Making cloud chambers
(1:30) Jorge Piekarewicz: Physics of neutron stars
Review of Quarknet Data Camp experience; other PD opportunities
REMINDER: meet at Rickards HS tomorrow and bring a laptop tomorrow, if you have one.

Tuesday, July 22 @ Rickards, room 1912

Use the parking lot at the bottom of the hill, if it's open. Continue back and park by the gym.
Here's a map of Adam's room 1912 at Rickards HS.
8:30 – 10:45 Rotational Motion activity w/ADI
Design an ADI for your course or use Tracker to re-analyze rotational motion
10:45 – 11:45 Lunch at Uptown Cafe. Here's the map.
12:00 – 3:30 (12:00) Tour of TMH Radiation Therapy Dept., Giles Toole. Here's a map to the TMH Cancer Center.
Finish and present the morning’s work.
REMINDER: Meet back at FSU tomorrow.

Two-Day Data Camp (with Tom Jordan and Ginny Beal joining)

Our goals for Wednesday and Thursday include an increase in your:
  • capacity to design activities that incorporate scientific inquiry.
  • ability to expose your students to the introductory physics concepts used in high-energy physics
We will also provide opportunities to engage in critical dialog with your teaching colleagues about what you learn this week.

Wednesday, July 23 @ FSU, 101 UPL/Richards Bldg.

All day Data Camp activities (view them at the Resources page)
(1:30) Hon-Kie Ng: LON-CAPA online problem sets. Click here

Thursday, July 24 @ FSU, 101 UPL/Richards Bldg.

All day CMS Data Express activity (see the Resources page)
(9:30) Andrew Askew: Higgs discovery -- the two-photon decay
(12:00) Laura Reina: the importance of the Higgs Boson
Investigate Data Portfolio activities; adapt an activity for your classroom.
Present your new or redesigned activity and how you plan to integrate it into your course.
Two-Day Data Camp survey
REMINDER – meet at SAIL tomorrow

Friday, July 25 @ SAIL

We will be in the math wing (the building closest to the street) at SAIL. Look for posted signs.
Here's a map to SAIL.
All Day Single-slit Diffraction lab and Writing Activity
See SAIL's Robotics facilities
Programming with Arduino activity (download Arduino software here)
Closing ceremony
(2:00) NHMFL tour; dismiss from lab