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TSAAPT Workshops

Tom O’Kuma (tokuma@lee.edu) organizes several workshop for physics teachers for our Fall and Spring meetings. If you would like to be a participant or a workshop presenter, then please contact Tom O’Kuma or check out the home page for the next meeting. Here are some of the documents available for the workshops:

Here are a few examples of the workshops that have been held through the years.  To download a pdf version, click Workshop History

For statistics of workshop participants click Workshop Statistics

Workshops from Previous Meetings

2015 Fall Meeting–Baylor University, Waco, TX

  • W1 “The Physics of Metallurgy, Environment, and Corrosion”, presented by Evelyn Restivo, Global STEM ECHS and Karen Jo Matsler, UTA
  • W2  “CASTLE on line”, presented by Trina Cannon, Eastfield College
  • W3  “Make and Take Demo and/or Lab Apparatus”, presented by Bill Franklin, Retired physics teacher and former PTRA
  • W4 “Forces in Action: Follow the Projectile”, presented by Trina Cannon, Eastfield College
  • W5  “Planck’s Constant”, presented by Regina Barrera and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College and Stephanie Ingle, Kingwood High School, Houston, TX

2014 Spring Meeting – March 20-22, 2014 – Abilene Christian University

  • W1 “Teaching Kinematics and Dynamics with iOS Devices, Part I” presented by Michael Strange, Kennedale High School, Kennedale, TX
  • W2 “Engagement Activities in Introductory Physics” presented by Stephanie Ingle, Kingwood High School, Houston, TX
  • W3 “Tipers and Ranking Tasks for High School Teachers” presented by Trina Cannon, Gilliam Collegiate Academy, TX
  • W4  “Teaching Waves, Sound and Light with iOS Devices, Part II”presented by Michael Strange, Kennedale High School, Kennedale, TX
  • W5  “Video Analysis in the Introductory Physics Lab” presented by Tom O’Kuma and Regina Barrera, Lee College and Stephanie Ingle, Kingwood High School, Houston, TX
  • W6  “To “B” or not to “B” ® NOT 2 “B”!”presented by Mark Kinsey, William P. Clements High School, Fort Bend ISD
  • W7  “Get to work! – The Careers Toolbox for Physics Students”presented by Toni Sauncy, Society of Physics Students and Sigma Pi Sigma (American Institute of Physics)
  • W8 “Flipping the Physics Classroom” presented by Trina Cannon, Gilliam Collegiate Academy, TX
  • W9 “The “Bohring” Atom & the Energetic Photon” presented by Mark Kinsey, William P. Clements High School, Fort Bend ISD
  • W10 “Untangling Science and Engineering Practices”presented by Karen Jo Matsler, UT Arlington and PTRA and Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College High School and PTRA
  • W11 “Resistance is Futile”presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College and Stephanie Ingle, Kingwood High School with Brian Lamore and Tom O’Kuma

2013 Spring Meeting – April 5-6, 2013 – Tarleton State University

  • W1 “Ranking Tasks for Today’s Classrooms” presented by Trina Cannon, 7
  • W2 “Using and Adapting OSP Materials for an Interactive Classroom” presented by Wolfgang Christian, Davidson College, NC. 12
  • W3 “Teacher Geek ‘Catch the Bug’” presented by Jill Lewis, TX Manager for Science Kit, Wards, and Sargent Welch. 11
  • W4 “Research-based Tools and Tips for Teaching Quantum Mechanics” presented by Chandralekha Singh, Univ. of Pittsburg, PA. 6
  • W5 “Context Rich Problems and Other Strategies” presented by Trina Cannon. 7
  • W6 “Video Analysis in the Introductory Physics Lab” presented by Tom O’Kuma and Regina Barrera, Lee College, Baytown, TX and Stephanie Ingle, Kingwood HS, Houston, TX.  8
  • W7 “Super Computing for Under $1,000” presented by Bryant Wyatt and Justin Eiland, Tarleton State University, TX. 11
  • Total 62

2012 Fall Meeting – October 26-27, 2012 – Texas Tech University

  • W1 – “Relativity” presented by David Lamp, Texas Tech University, and Karen Jo Matsler, UT-Arl. 16
  • W2 – “Penguin Race” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas, TX. 8
  • W3 – “What is a Higgs and Where did it come from” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College HS. 18
  • W4 – “Science in Literature” presented by Karen Jo Matsler, UT-Arlington. 8
  • W5 – “If Pigs Could Fly” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas, TX. 10
  • W6 – “Alternate Forms of Energy” presented by Joel Palmer,  Mesquite ISD, TX.9
  • W7 – “Optics Made Easy” presented by Leslie Richburg, Plainview High School, Plainview, TX. 11
  • W8 – “Physics of Toys” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College High School.9
  • W9 – “Conservation of Energy and Momentum” presented by  Chad Hawkins, Lubbock ISD and David Lamp, Texas Tech University. 6
  • W10 – “Magnets Playing the Field and Shocked Electrons as Witnesses” presented by Jess Dowdy, Abilene Christian Univ. 11
  • Total 106

Spring Meeting – March 23-24, 2012 – Angelo State University

  • W1 – “Demos and Activities with Energy, Impulse, and Momentum” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College High School, TX. 9
  • W2 – “Physics of the 21st Century” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas, TX. 11
  • W3 – “Can You Control Your Impulse” presented by Karen Jo Matsler, UT-Arlington. 5
  • W4 – “Exploring Energy: What is it? When is it? Where is it?” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School,  Dallas, TX. 2
  • W5 – “Let’s Split, Oscillate, and then Transmit” presented by Regina Barrera and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College, TX. 20
  • W6 – “We’re just like NASA; Let’s launch those Rockets!” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School,  Dallas, TX. 7
  • W7 – “iDo, iTouch, iLearn Physics” presented by Michael Strange, Mansfield H.S, Mansfield, TX. 17
  • W8 – “And the Race is On!” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College. 14
  • W9 – “Light, Waves, and Lightwaves:  Polarization and Diffraction” presented by David Bixler and Andrew Wallace, Angelo State University. 11
  • Total  96

Fall Meeting – October 7-8, 2011 – Texas A&M University-Commerce

  • W1 – “Studio Physics”, presented by Evan Richards, Lee College. 10
  • W2 – “GPS and Relativity”, presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas, TX. 6
  • W3 – “You can do this – When Pigs Fly”, presented byTrina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas, TX. 12
  • W4 – The Mystery of Dark Matter”, presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas, TX. 14
  • W5 – “And the Race is On”, presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College; Paul Williams, Austin Community
  • College; Tom O’Kuma, Lee College – cancelled
  • Total 42

Spring Meeting – March 4-5, 2011 – Stephen F. Austin State University

  • W1 – “Exploring Strength of Magnetic Field” presented by Karen Jo Matsler, PTRA/AAPT. 15
  • W2 – “CASTLE:  Sections 1 and 2” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas. 8
  • W3 – “CASTLE:  Sections 3 and 4” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas.13
  • W4 – “Simple Motors” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie, Early College High School, Navarro College, and Texas A&M Commerce. 24
  • W5 – “Teaching Energy Concepts through Applications to Climate” Presented by Paul Williams and Carson Fuls, Austin Community College. 5
  • W6 – “Turn on the Lights” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland, Park H.S, Dallas. 8
  • W7 – “And the Race is On!” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College; Paul Williams, Austin Community College; Tom O’Kuma,Lee College. 18
  • W8 – “Shocking NEWS! Don’t be afraid to teach about Electrostatics And plasma” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College High School, Navarro College, and Texas A&MCommerce; and Karen Jo Matsler, PTRA/AAPT.8
  • Total  99

Fall Meeting – October 22-23, 2010 – University of Texas-San Antonio

  • W1 – “New Ideas for Teaching Physics: Centripetal Force” Presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School, Dallas. 11
  • W2 – “5 Pre-Lab and Lab Activities for Newtonian Mechanics”, Presented by James Mangold, CSEP&S. Cancelled
  • W3 – “Telecommunications and Sound”, presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College; Paul Williams, Austin Community College; and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College.17
  • W4 – “New Ideas for Teaching Physics:  Magnets and Magnetism”, Presented by Evelyn Restive, Waxahachie Early College High School, Navarro College and Texas A&M Commerce and Karen Jo Matsler, PTRA/AAPT. 3
  • W5 – “Building an Electric Guitar from PVC”, presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College; Paul Williams, Austin Community College; and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College. 16
  • W6 – “Innovative Resources and Merging Ideas in Nuclear Physics” Presented by Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College High School, Navarro College and Texas A&M Commerce and Karen Jo Matsler, PTRA/AAPT. 3
  • Total 50

Spring Meeting – March 19-20, 2010 – University of Texas and Austin Community College

  • W1 – “New Ideas for Teaching Physics: Part I” presented by Karen Jo Matsler, PTRA/AAPT. 23
  • W2 – “Physics Laboratory Measurements Workshop Based on LabVIEW and NI ELVIS” presented by Sandra Tso, NI, Austin . canceled
  • W3 – “5 Pre-Lab and Lab Activities for Newtonian Mechanics” presented by James Mangold. 4
  • W4 – “New Ideas for Teaching Physics: Part II” presented by Karen Jo Matsler, PTRA/AAPT. 15
  • W5 – “Radiation and Health: A Workshop for Science Educators” Presented by Kenneth V. Krieger, South Texas Chapter Of the Health Physics Society. 3
  • W6 – “Robotics Workshop for High School and College Instructors” Presented by Kathy Holberg, NView Education and Peggy Reimers, Bastrop ISD. 10
  • W7 – “ASTRO 101” presented by Dr. W. Lee Powell, Jr, Texas Lutheran University. 4
  • Total  59

Fall Meeting – October 23-24, 2009 – Texas State University

  • W1 – “The Ritz of Telecommunications and Sound” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College and Paul Williams, Austin Community College. 11
  • W2 – “Making a Galilean Telescope with Your Students” presented By Tom O’Kuma, Lee College, Jim Heath;, Austin Community College; and Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College High School, Navarro College, and Texas A&M Commerce. 23
  • W3 – “Building an Electric Guitar form PVC” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College and Paul Williams, Austin Community College. 17
  • W4 – “New Ideas for Teaching Physics:  Part I” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College High School, Navarro College, and Texas A&M Commerce. 8
  • W5 – “Radiation and Health:  A Workshop for Grade 4-12 Science Teachers” Presented by Albert E. Evans and Kenneth V. Krieger et.al., South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society . cancelled
  • W6 – “Using PhET Simulations in the Introductory Physics Classroom” Presented by Paul Williams, Austin Community College; Tom O’Kuma, Lee College; and Regina Barrera, Lee College         4
  • W7 – “New Ideas for Teaching Physics:  Part II” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Early College High School, Navarro College, and Texas A&M Commerce. 9
  • Total 72

Spring Meeting – April 3-4, 2009 – Tarleton State University

  • W1 – “Teaching Physics for the First Time” presented by AAPT/PTRA led by Karen Jo Matsler, Dallas Baptist University; Evelyn Restivo, Waxahachie Global High School; and Mary Norris, Stephenville High School. 16
  • W2 – “Using PhET Simulations in the Introductory Physics Class” Presented by Paul Williams, Austin Community College; Tom O’Kuma, Lee College; and Regina Barrera, Lee College. 8
  • W3 – “Radiation and Health:  A Workshop for Science Educators: Presented by Kenneth Krieger, South Texas Chapter, Health Physics Society. 5
  • W4 – “An Introduction to Tutorials in Intermediate Mechanics”Presented by Bradley Ambrose, Grand Valley State University/ 6
  • W5 – “LabQuesting Castle Kits” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College; Regina Barrera, Lee College. 11
  • Total 46

Fall Meeting – October 17-18, 2008 – University of Texas – El Paso

  • W1 – “Work, Power, and Energy” presented by AAPT/PTRA led by Karen Jo Matsler, Dallas Baptist University. 24
  • W2 – “Using PhET Simulations in the Introductory Physics Class” Presented by Paul Williams, Austin Community College;Tom O’Kuma, Lee College; and Regina Barrera, Lee College. 12
  • W3 – “Conservation of Energy” presented by AAPT/PTRA led by Karen Jo Matsler, Dallas Baptist University. 26
  • W4 – “Fun with the LabQuest” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College; and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College. 9
  • W5 – “”Sparking” an Interest in Kinematics” presented by AAPT/PTRA led by Karen Jo Matsler, Dallas Baptist University. 15
  • W6 – “Doing Video Analysis in the Introductory Physics Laboratory” Presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College; and Regina Barrera, Lee College. 8
  • Total 94

Spring Meeting – March 7-8, 2008 – Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

  • W1 – “How to Survive Your First Five Years of Teaching Physics” Presented by Carolyn Schroeder, Texas A&M University, Texas Regional Collaborative; Debbie Walker, Montgomery High School; and Holly Duncan, Region 9 Education Service Center. 18
  • W2 – “Introducing the TI-Nspire CAS Learning Technology” presented by Michael Osbourne, Texas Instruments. 4
  • W3 -“ Radiation and Health” presented by Albert E. Evans, Chairman, STW Committee, South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society. 18
  • Total 42

Fall Meeting – October 19-20, 2007 – Texas A & M University

  • W1 – “How to Survive Your First Five Years of Teaching Physics”  Presented by Carolyn Schroeder, Texas A&M University,Texas Regional Collaborative; Debbie Walker, Montgomery High School; and Holly Duncan, Region 9 Education Service Center. 4
  • W2 – “Using PhET Simulations in Your Physics Class” presented byTom O’Kuma and Regina Barrera, Lee College; and Paul Williams, Austin Community College. 27
  • W3 – “Quintessential Quarknet” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl High School. 4
  • W4 – “Radiation and Health” presented by Albert E. Evans, Chairman, South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society. 6
  • W5 – “What’s Up There?  Well, it’s not Superman!” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park High School. 5
  • Total 46

Spring Meeting – March 23-24, 2007 – Abilene Christian University

  • W1 – “Waves and Light” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS and Joy Weeks, Forsan H.S.. 6
  • W2 – “Data Collection and Analysis Using Graphing Calculators” Presented by Jim Roberts, University of North Texas.       4
  • W3 – “Electrostatics, Magnetism & Electrical Circuits” presented By Brian Lamore, The Chinquapin School and Beverly Trina Cannon, Highland Park HS. 6
  • W4 – “Radiation and Health” presented by Albert E. Evans, Chairman, South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society. 6
  • Total 22

Fall Meeting – October 6-7, 2006 – University of Texas-Arlington

  • W1 – “To Conduct or not to Conduct – that is the Question” Meg Young, Lamar High School, Arlington.3
  • W2 – “CASTLE – Electricity for those busy hands.  Part I”Beverly Trina Cannon, Highland Park HS, Dallas. cancelled
  • W3 – “CASTLE – Electricity for those busy hands.  Part II”Beverly Trina Cannon, Highland Park HS, Dallas. cancelled
  • Total     3

 

Spring Meeting – March 23-25, 2006 – Angelo State University

  • W1 – “Building a Light Box” presented by Shelley Abernathy, Pflugerville ISD; David Dixler and Andy Wallace, Angelo State University.       2
  • W2 – “Harmonious Instruments or ‘To be Plucked, Blown, and Thrown Around’” presented by Regina Barrera, Genie Pool and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College. 5
  • W3 – “CASTLE 1, 2, 3” presented by Jill Lewis, Foster High School. 2
  • W4 – “Working with Graphing Calculators and the Inverse Square Law of Nature” presented by Jim Roberts, University of North Texas. 1
  • W5 – “Exponential Decay as Model of Change of Object’s Gravitational Potential Energy” presented by Andrzej Sokolowski, Concordia High School.  Canceled
  • W6 – “Gone with the Wind” presented by Teresa Musgrave, Tolar High School. 2
  • W7 – “Radiation and Health” presented by Albert E. Evans, South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society; Frank Iddings, UT-San Antonio; David Fogel and Susan Jablonsky, Texas Department of Health; and Karen Blanchard, Scott and White Hospital.  9
  • W8 – “Fascinating Fluids” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl High School. 5
  • W9 – “Electromagnetic Induction with LabPro/CBL” Presented by Stephanie Ingle, Kingwood High School. 4
  • W10 – “Impulse and Momentum” presented by John Treadwell, PTRA, Lee College. 4
  • Total 34

Fall Meeting – October 21-22, 2005 – University of Houston

  • W1 – “CASTLE 1, 2, 3” presented by Janie Head, Foster High School; Jill Lewis, Foster High School; Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl High School. 2
  • W2 – “DATA!!!! Now what do I do?  A graphing workshop” presented by Mark Kinsey, Clements High School; Nancy Easterly, University of Houston – Downtown; Brian Lamore, The Chinquapin School 4
  • W3 – “Impulse & Momentum I” presented by John Treadwell, PTRA,  Lee College and Joseph Fitch, Challenge Early College High School; Brian Lamore, The Chinquapin School. canceled
  • W4 – “Bring Physics to Life” presented by April Varnado, PASCO Scientific Company. canceled
  • W5 – “Impulse & Momentum II” presented by John Treadwell, PTRA,  Lee College and Joseph Fitch, Challenge Early College High School; Brian Lamore, The Chinquapin School. canceled
  • W6 – “Ranking Tasks & TIPERs: Low Tech Techniques to Improve Student Understanding in Introductory Physics” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College. 4
  • Total 10

 

Spring Meeting – March 4-5, 2005 – Stephen F. Austin State University

  • W1 – “Incorporating Inquiry in Kinematics” presented by Mark Kinsey, Clements High School.8
  • W2 – “Ranking Tasks: An alternative way of approaching concepts In physics”  presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College. 33
  • W3 – “Inexpensive Light Activities” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College.  20
  • W4 – “Introduction to Modeling Tools/Discourse” presented by  Dwain Desbien, Estrella Mountain Community College,Avondale, AZ.          12
  • W5 – “Bring Physics to Live” presented by April Varnado, PASCO Scientific. 9
  • W6 – “Polarization using the LabPro” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College. 10
  • W7 – “Introduction to the Modeling Methodology of Instruction in Physics Part II:  Deployment Applications and Relationship to TEKS & TAKS for Texas High School Physics” presented by Stan Hutto, Alamo Heights High School. 7
  • W8 – “As the ‘Coil Turns’ using the LabPro” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College.  8
  • W9 – “Animating Physics Principles” presented by W. L. Trikosko, Stephen F. Austin State University Physics Department.10
  • Total 117

 

Fall Meeting – October 8-9, 2004 – Baylor University

  • W1 – “Adventures in Natural Frequency: Boom Whackers and Gravity Chimes” presented by Dan Bruton and Walter Trikosko, Stephen F. Austin State University.11
  • W2 – “Project CLEA in the 21st Century: Observational Astronomy Simulations in the Instructional Laboratory” Presented by Dick Cooper, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA. 9
  • W3 – “Light Sources and Spectra” presented by Jim Crawford, Texas  State University and Chuck Manka, Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC.Canceled
  • W4 – “Bring Physics to Life” presented by Jeff Barrows, PASCO Scientific Company.15
  • Total   35

Spring Meeting – April 2-3, 2004 – Tarleton State University

  • W1 – “Go Fly a Rocket” presented by Mary Boleware, Jones County Community College, Ellisville, MS; Lon Hird, Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls, SD; and Richard Hobbs, Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX. 15
  • W2 – “Ranking Tasks: An alternative way of approaching concepts in physics” presented by Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College, Baytown, TX 21
  • W3 – “A New Look at Optics” presented by Peggy Schweiger,Klein Oak HS. 9
  • W4 – “Newton is Not Just Numbers-See the Laws, Be the Laws With PASCO probes” presented by April Moore, PASCO Scientific. 23
  • W5 – “Teaching by Design” presented by Jerry O’Connor, San Antonio College. 6
  • W6 – “Sound, Magnetic Fields and Optics” presented by Regina Barrera and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College. 13
  • W7 – “Swap Meet for High School AP Teachers” presented by Stephanie Ingle, Kingwood HS. canceled
  • W8 – “Adventures in Natural Frequency: Boom Whackers and Gravity Chimes” presented by Dan Bruton and Walter Trikosko, Stephen F. Austin State University. 12
  • W9 – “Creating Physics Puzzles” presented by Denise Gordon And Students from the Applied Learning Acacemy, Fort Worth, TX      3
  • W10 – Creating Physlet-Based Materials for an Interactive Classroom” presented by Mario Belloni, Davidson College Davidson, NC 14
  • W11 – “Ranking Tasks: An alternative way of approaching concepts in physics” presented by Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College, Baytown, TX 20
  • W12 – “Newton is Not Just Numbers-See the Laws, Be the Laws With PASCO probes” presented by April Moore, PASCO Scientific. 18
  • W13 – “Subtle Shifts” presented by Barry Kluger-Bell, Exploratorium and Colleen Blair, Texas Institute for Inquiry. 5
  • Total 159

Fall Meeting – October 24-25, 2003 – Texas Tech University

  • W1 – “Great Ladies – Great Ideas:  Women in Physics” presented By Eddie Edwards, Amarillo ISD, Elaine Gwinn, Canyon HS, and Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS.21
  • W2 – “Newton is Not Just Numbers…See the Laws, Be the Laws with PASCO Probes” presented by April Moore, PASCO Scientific Company. 21
  • W3 – “Vernier Workshop for Physics Teachers” presented by John Gastineau, Vernier Software & Technology.31
  • Total 73

Spring Meeting – March 7-8, 2003 – Southwest Texas State University

  • W1 “Quantitative Study of the Conservation of Angular Momentum on an Air Table using iMovie and VideoPoint” presented by Paul Schulze and Jeff Arrington, Abileme Christian University. 14
  • W2 “Hot wheels Physics” presented by Stephanie Ingle, Kingwood High School 11
  • W3 “The World’s Simplest Electric Motor” presented by Phillip Dukes, University of Texas at Brownsville 10
  • W4 “Heavenly Physics – using Astronomy to Teach Physics” presented By David Brink, Borger High School 13
  • W5 “A Hands-On Approach to Teaching Electrical Circuits to Beginning Physics Students” presented by Peggy E. Schweiger, Klein Oak High School 14
  • W6 “Un-Puzzling Physics for TAKS” presented by Evelyn D. Restive, Maypearl High School 4
  • W7 “Mousetrap Powered Vehicle” presented bgy Antonio Elizondo, PSJA High School 12
  • W8 Sound using the LabPro” presented by Tom O’Kuma and Regina Barrera, Lee College 11
  • Total 89

Fall Meeting – October 11-12, 2002 – University of Texas at Brownsville

  • W1 -” Physlets for Beginners” presented by Scott Schultz, Delta College, Michigan and David Weaver, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Arizona. 21
  • W2 – “Physics for New Teachers of Humor and Comic Demos as a Survival Mechanism” presented by Janie Head, Regina Barrera, Lee College and K.J. Lowry, University of North Texas. 7
  • W3 – ” Newton is Not Just Numbers…See the Laws, Be the Laws with PASCO Probes” presented by April Moore, PASCO SCIENTIFIC. 5
  • W4 – “Make and Take Resonance Demonstrators” presented by Phillip Dukes, University of Texas at Brownsville. 10
  • W5 – “Using the Web in Physics” presented by John Griffith, Linn-Benton Community College, Albany. OR. 19
  • W6 – “Take (Your) Work Out of (Their) Homework” presented by Patsy McDonald, University of Texas at Austin, Phyllis Whittaker, McAllen HS, and Michael Padgett, McAllen HS. 5
  • Total 67

Spring Meeting – March 8-9, 2002 – Stephen F. Austin State University

  • W1 – “Integrating Student Study Skills Into Physics Classes” presented by John Griffith, Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR 19 W2 – “Building a Monkey Gun” presented by Bill Franklin, PTRA 24 W3 – “Quantitative Study of the Conservation of Angular Momentum on an Air Table using iMovie and VideoPoint” presented by Paul Schulze and Jeff Arrington, Abilene Christian University 9
  • W4 – “Radiation and Health-A Workshop for Educators” presented by Ian Scott Hamilton, Ph.D., CHP, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University 18
  • W5 – “A New Look at Optics” presented by Peggy E. Schweiger, Klein Oak HS and Joe Ficht, Clements HS 14
  • W6 – “Physics for New Teachers (and new ideas for old)” presented by Paula Hiltibidal, Early HS, Brian Self, Allen HS, and Janie Head, Foster HS 9
  • W7 – “Getting a Charge out of Capacitors” presented by Dick Granoff, Bellaire HS 11
  • W8 – “Make and Take Activities for Sound and Waves” presented by Joe Ficht, Clements HS 15
  • W9 – “CBL Workshop” presented by Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School and Judy Cordell, Nolan High School 14
  • Total 133

Fall Meeting – October 5-6, 2001 – Texas Christian University

  • W1 – “CBL Workshop” presented by Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School and Judy Cordell, Nolan High School, Fort Worth. 7
  • W2 – “Getting Students into Optics: The Optics Suitcase and a Laser Study of Pollutant Dispersal” presented by Gail Wyant, Cecil College, NorthEast, MD. 16
  • W3 – “Building a Centripetal Acceleration Demonstration” presented by Bill Franklin, PTRA, Waco, TX 10
  • W4 – “Hands-On and Online Meteorological Activities to Enhance Physical Science Classes” presented by Gail Wyant, Cecil College, NorthEast, MD. 8
  • W5 – “Radiation and Health – A Workshop for Educators” presented By Ian Scott Hamilton, Ph.D, CHP, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University. 9
  • W6 – “C3P – The Curriculum for the Future” presented by Trina Cannon, Highland Park HS. 9
  • Total 59

Spring Meeting – March 2-3, 2001 – Sam Houston State University

  • W1 – “The Role of Web Pages and Web Sites in Physics Teaching” Presented by Paul Schulze, Abilene Christian University and Cathy Ezrailson, Academy for Science and Health Professions, Conroe 24
  • W2 – “Newtons, Joules and Watts: Using a Rowing Ergometer to Teach Force, Energy and Power” presented by Dean Becker and Tom Bird, Austin Community College, Austin, TX 15
  • W3 – “The Universe on a Desktop: Observational Astronomy Simulations In the Instructional Laboratory – for High School Faculty” presented by Dick Cooper, Project CLEA, Gettysburg College, PA 12
  • W4 – “Sound using the LabPro” presented by Tom O’Kuma and Regina Barrera, Lee College, Baytown, TX 21
  • W5 – “Take (Your) Work out of (Their) Homework” presented by Patsy McDonald, Marble Falls HS and Dr. C. Fred Moore, University Of Texas at Austin 13
  • W6 – “Teaching Geometric Optics, Light in a Shoebox II” presented by Cheng Ting, Houston Community College/Southeast Campus 16
  • W7 – “A Taste of the Modeling Method for Teaching High School Physics” presented by Trina Cannon, Dallas 17
  • W8 – “Electrical Circuits using the LabPro” presented by Tom O’Kuma and Regina Barrera, Lee College, Baytown, TX 13
  • W9 – “Three New Devices for a Polarization Colors Light Show” Presented by Bill Franklin, Consultant for Texas A&M PEP Program 25
  • W10-“The Universe on a Desktop: Observational Astronomy Simulations In the Instructional Laboratory – for College and University Faculty” presented by Dick Cooper, Project CLEA, Gettysburg College, PA 13
  • W11-“Digital Video Workshop” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College; Bob Tyndall, Lenoir Community College, North Carolina; and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College, Baytown, TX 14
  • W12-“Cool Explorations of Dry Ice: From Systematic Observations to Investigations” presented by Karen Ostlund and Betty Crocker, University of North Texas 9
  • W13-“Catch Physics Students with Mousetrap Cars” presented by Al Balmer, McNeil HS, Round Rock, TX Canceled
  • Total 192

Fall Meeting – October 28-29, 2000 – Rice University

  • W1 – “Teaching About GPS” presented by Peggy E. Schweiger and Nancy J. Easterly, Houston Area Physics Teachers 29
  • W2 – “Using the LabPro” presented by Tom O’Kuma and Regina Barrera, Lee College 32
  • W3 – “Using Ripple Tanks in Teaching Physics” presented by Joe Ficht and Janie Head, Houston Area Physics Teachers 16
  • W4 – “Light in a Shoebox” presented by Cheng Ting, Houston Community College-Southeast Campus 19
  • W5 – “Magnetism using the LabPro” presented by Regina Barrera And Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 24
  • W5 – “Teaching About GPS II” presented by Pwggy E. Schweiger And Nancy J. Easterly, Houston Area Physics Teachers 26
  • W6 – “Light using the LabPro” presented by Regina Barrera and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 24
  • Total 170

Spring Meeting-March 10-11, 2000-Texas A & M University

  • W1 – “The Role of Web Pages and Web Sites in Physics Teaching- Part I” presented by Paul Schulze, Abilene Christian University; Cathy Ezrailson, Oak Ridge HS 22
  • W2 – “Illustrating Physics Concepts Using Inexpensive Apparatuses and Toys” presented by H.T. Hudson, Incarnate Word University and Regina Barrera, Lee College and University of Houston 26
  • W4 – “Applications of Newton’s Second Law” presented by Jim Mangold, Fabens HS 18
  • W5 – “Take (Your) Work Out of (Their) Homework” presented by Patsy McDonald, Marble Falls HS; Phyllis Whittaker, McAllen HS and Dr. Jack Turner of the University of Texas At Austin 22
  • W7 – “Wave Some Energy into your Lessons” presented by April Moore, Elkins HS and Debra Cliff Nester, Woodlands HS 17
  • W8 – “Comprehensive Conceptual Curriculum for Physics(C3P)
  • Workshop” presented by Janie Head, Lamar Consolidated HS and Karen Jo Matsler, Lamar HS-Arlington 24
  • W9 – “The Role of Web Pages and Web Sites in Physics Teaching- Part I” presented by Paul Schulze, Abilene Christian University; Cathy Ezrailson, Oak Ridge HS 12
  • W10 – “Making Projectile Motion Come Alive” presented by Jim Mangold, Fabens HS 14
  • W11 – “Building an Electric Guitar” presented by Scott Rippetoe, Academy of Science and Technology, Conroe 26
  • W12 – “New MBL Workshop” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College and Regina Barrera, Lee College 12
  • W13 – “Phood Physics or Food Fysics” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS 13
  • Total 206

Fall Meeting-October 29-30, 1999-University of Texas at Austin

  • W1 – “Trajectory Model Workshop” Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School and Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS 16
  • W2 – “Take (Your) Work Out of (Their) Homework” presented by Patsy McDonald, Marble Falls HS; Phyllis Whittaker, McAllen HS; Dr. C. Fred Moore and Dr. Jack Turner of the University of Texas at Austin 2
  • W3 – “Take (Your) Work Out of (Their) Homework” presented by Patsy McDonald, Marble Falls HS; Phyllis Whittaker, McAllen HS; Dr. C. Fred Moore and Dr. Jack Turner of the University of Texas at Austin 13
  • W4 – “The Big Picture – For You and Your Students” presented by Bill Franklin, Consultant to Texas A & M PEP Program 16
  • Total 47

Spring Meeting – March 5-6, 1999 – Tyler Junior College

  • W1 – “The Role of Web Pages and Web Sites in Physics Teaching- Part I” presented by Paul Schulze, Abilene Christian University; Cathy Ezrailson, Oak Ridge HS; Elizabeth Harper, M.B. Smiley HS; and Peggy Schweiger, Klein Oaks HS 21
  • W2 – “Illustrating Physics Concepts Using Inexpensive Apparatuses and Toys” presented by H.T. Hudson, Incarnate Word University and Regina Barrera, Lee College and University of Houston 22
  • W3 – “Holography on a Shoe-string Budget” presented by Kenneth Johnson, Muscatine Community College 26
  • W4 – “Shocking Electrical Events” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS and Eddie Edwards, Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning 27
  • W5 – “Real Images formed by Concave Mirrors” presented by Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School and Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS 26
  • W6 – “Fluid Demonstrations Using 2-liter Bottles” presented by Brian Self, Sherman HS 30
  • W7 – “Ranking Tasks” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College and David Maloney, Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne 18
  • W8 – “Enhancing High School Laboratory Instruction Utilizing Graphing Calculators and CBL’s” presented by Ervin Pfeifle, W.H. Burges HS 29
  • W9 – “The Role of Web Pages and Web Sites in Physics Teaching- Part I” presented by Paul Schulze, Abilene Christian University; Cathy Ezrailson, Oak Ridge HS; Elizabeth Harper, M.B. Smiley HS; and Peggy Schweiger, Klein Oaks HS 14
  • W10 – “Physics in Poetry and Song” presented by Bill and Judy Franklin, Consultants to Texas A & M PEP Program 20
  • W11 – “…but they can’t do the math” presented by Louie Galloway, University of St. Thomas 24
  • W12 – “Teacher Training for Middle-School Teachers in the new TEKS Stressing Hands-on Activities as Learning Tools” presented by H.T. Hudson, Incarnate Word University and Mary Beth Monroe, Southwest Texas Junior College 19
  • W13 – “Motion According to Newton” presented by April Moore, Elkins HS and D. Cliff Nester, Woodlands HS 17
  • W14 – “Using the Web as a Tool in Physics Instruction” presented by John Griffith, Linn-Benton Community College 11
  • W15 – “Parallel and Series Circuits” presented by Janie Head, Lamar Consolidated HS and Bill Franklin, Consultant to Texas A&M PEP Program 30
  • W16 – “Developing Linked Conceptual Exercises” presented by David Maloney, Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 10
  • W17 – “Real Images formed by Concave Mirrors” presented by Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School and Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS 14
  • W18 – “Physics with the CBL System and Vernier Software” presented by John Gastineau, representing Vernier Software 25
  • Total 393

Fall Meeting – October 16-17, 1998 – University of Texas at El Paso

  • W1 – “Sharing Session on CBL and the Motion Detector” presented by Judy Cordell, Nolan HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School 21
  • W2 – “Integrated Physics and Chemistry (the new TEKS) from an inquiry approach” presented by H. Tom Hudson and Pat
  • Watkins, Incarnate Word University, San Antonio 14
  • W3 – “Curve Balls, Airplanes, and Sailing Ships: Bernoulli and Magnus Effects” presented by Bill Franklin, Consultant to Texas A & M PEP Program 25
  • W4 – “A Workshop Model for Presentation to Middle School Teachers” presented by April Moore, Elkins HS and D. Cliff Nester, The Woodlands HS 13
  • W5 – “Nuclear Science Techniques” presented by Roger Stevens, Spectrum Techniques and Randy Peterson, University of the South 14
  • W6 – “An Alternate Approach to Teaching Physical Science” presented by Emil J. Michal, Jr., El Paso Community College 12
  • W7 – “Using Toys and Simple Apparatus to help Develop Physics Concepts” presented by H. Tom Hudson, Incarnate Word University and Regina Barrera, Lee College and University of Houston 21
  • W8 – “TYC Physics in Space: How We Involved Our Community College in a Space Shuttle Experiment” presented by Emil J. Michal, Jr., El Paso Community College 14
  • W9 – “Physics in Poetry and Song” presented by Bill and Judy Franklin, Consultants to Texas A & M PEP Program 11
  • W10 – “CBL Workshop on Electricity and Magnetism” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College and University of Houston and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 20
  • Total 165

Spring Meeting – March 20-21, 1998 – University of the Incarnate

  • Word in San Antonio
  • W1 – “Yearly/Monthly/Weekly/Daily-Field-based experiences for the Physical Sciences” presented by Andrew Schuetze, Math & Science Academy, San Antonio, TX 35
  • W2 – “The Role of Webpages & Websites in Physics Teaching” presented by Cathy Mariotti Ezrailson, Oak Ridge HS, Conroe TX and Paul Schulze, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX 24
  • W3 – “Rube Goldberg?!? I have to do WHAT for my six-weeks test grade???” presented by Deena Harper, Rains HS 30
  • W4 – “Air Impulse Rocket” presented by Bill Franklin, Consultant for Texas A&M PEP Program 23
  • W5 – “Playing Jeopardy and Other Fun Physics Activities” presented by Alan Van Heuvelen, Ohio State University 23
  • W6 – “Light and Lenses” presented by Laurie Wheeler, Debbie Byrd and Pamela England Rodgers, Azle High School 22
  • W7 – “Playing the One-String Electric Guitar Blues” presented by Scott Rippetoe, Academy of Science & Technology, Conroe, TX canceled
  • W8 – “Making Connections between the Physical, Earth/Space, and Life Sciences” presented by Chris Cotter, McNeil HS, Austin, TX 24
  • W9 – “Superconductivity in the Classroom” presented by Dan Ivester, Aldine HS, Houston, TX and Dr. April Adams, Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, Houston, TX 20
  • W10 – “Some Uses of the Rotary Encoder in the Introductory Physics Lab” presented by Regina Barrera, Lee College (Baytown, TX) and University of Houston, Houston, TX; Tom O’Kuma, Lee College, Baytown, TX and David Pequeno, Lee College (Baytown, TX) and UH-Clear Lake, Houston, TX 15
  • W11 – “Building a Soda-Bottle Rocket Launcher” presented by Stan Hutto, Theodore Roosevelt HS, San Antonio, TX and Verne Bell, C.F. Brewer HS 19
  • W12 – “Phun in Physical Science” presented by Anissa Collins, S.F. Austin HS, Sugar Land, TX; Saundra Coffey, Cypress Spring HS and Lisa Stinson, Saint Agnes Academy, Houston, TX 26
  • W13 – “Take the Work Out of Homework” presented by Patsy McDonald, Marble Falls HS, Marble Falls, TX; Phyllis Whittaker, McAllen HS, McAllen, TX; Dr. Jack Turner and Dr. C. Fred Moore of the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 20
  • W14 – “Competition Catapult: A Study of Projectile Motion” presented by Teresa Guevara, Tolar HS 15
  • W15 – “Science Insight into Physics Queries” presented by Karen Klohe, Mesquite HS 24
  • W16 – “Basic MBL Workshop” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College, Baytown, TX; Regina Barrera, Lee College (Baytown, TX) and University of Houston, Houston, TX and David Pequeno, Lee College (Baytown, TX) and UH-Clear Lake, Houston, TX 10
  • W17 – “A stroll across the periodic table” presented by Bobby Slack and Jolene Renfro, Brazoswood HS, Clute, TX canceled
  • W18 – “Simplifying and Colorizing Science to Meet TEKS” presented by Cindy Swinbank and Elizabeth Whiteaker, Georgetown HS, Georgetown, TX 18
  • W19 – “Exothermic/Endothermic Reactions (Also) Heat of Fusion of Ice” presented by E.A. Pfeifle, William H. Burges HS 20
  • W20 – “Party Physics” presented by Holly Duncan, Allen ISD; James DeHart, West Brook HS, Beaumont, TX and Stephen Dearmond, Bay City HS, Bay City, TX 33
  • Total 400

Fall Meeting – October 10-11, 1997 – University of North Texas

  • W1 – “Fun Activities for Elementary and Middle School, including the Polaroid Kaleidoscope, Diffraction Gratings and Magnets. Incomplete but not incorrect” presented by H. T. Hudson and Pat Watkins, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX 19
  • W2 – “Programming the TI-82/83 for Using the CBL Commands” presented by David Ohlde, Pratt Community College, Pratt, KS 16
  • W3 – “Data Analysis and Uncertainty Calculations in the Calculus Based General Physics Laboratory” presented by Louie Galloway, University of St. Thomas, Houston TX 14
  • W4 – “Active Learning Techniques in Physics Teaching” presented by Bill Franklin, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX and Janie Head, Lamar Consolidated HS, Richmond, TX and Margarita Guerra, MacArthur HS, Spring, TX 16
  • W5 – “Virtual Reality on the Internet – VRML for Physics” presented by Marcia Talkmitt, Slaton HS, Slaton, TX 12
  • W6 – “Powerful Ideas in Physical Science” presented by Todd R. Leif, Cloud County Community College, Concordia, KS 14
  • W7 – “Fall Tune-Up for AP Physics B/C” presented by Rudy Gaedke, Trinity University, Linda Miller, Kinkaid School, David Castro, Westwood HS-Round Rock, Robert Beck Clark, Texas A & M University, Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School-Fort Worth and Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS 11
  • W8 – “Data Analysis and Uncertainty Calculations in the Calculus Based General Physics Laboratory” presented by Louie Galloway, University of St. Thomas, Houston TX 4
  • W9 – “Physics of Flying Saucers” presented by James T. DeHart, West Brook HS, Beaumont, TX and Holly Duncan, Ford Middle School, Allen, TX 18
  • Total 114

Spring Meeting – March 14-15, 1997 – University of St. Thomas

  • W1 – “Hands-on activities designed to domonstrate and/or reinforce concepts in buoyance, equilibrium, symmetry and changes over time” presented by H. Tom Hudson and Patricia Watkins, University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio 24
  • W2 – “Using the Internet to Enhance the Teaching of Physics” presented by Paul D. Schulze and Ben Draper, Abilene Christian University 41
  • W3 – “MBL I: Force and Motion” presented by Regina Barrera, University of Houston and Lee College and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 10
  • W4 – “Research-based ideas for addressing conceptual understanding and problem solving in general physics” presented by David Maloney, Indiana University/Purdue University at Fort Wayne 21
  • W5 – “Hot Air Balloons” presented by Cheryl Brooks, North Side HS- Fort Worth and Gloria Burrows, Highland Park HS-Dallas 10
  • W6 – “Interactive Physics in your Physics Classroom” presented by David Weaver, Chandler-Gilbert Community College-Arizona 37
  • W7 – “MBL II: Rotary Motion” presented by Regina Barrera, University of Houston and Lee College and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 17
  • W8 – “The Role of CBL in Teaching Physics, a PTRA workshop” presented by Herman Keith, Kinkaid School-Houston and Elizabeth Harper, Smiley HS-Houston 21
  • W9 – “The Role of Lasers in Teaching Physics, a PTRA workshop” presented by Mark Kinsey, St. John’s School-Houston, Janie Head, Lamar Consolidated HS-Richmond and Scott Rippetoe, Conroe Academy of Science and Technology- Conroe 24
  • W10 -“Teaching About Magnetism, A PTRA workshop” presented by Bill Franklin, Texas A&M and Margarita Guerra, MacArthur HS-Houston 20
  • W11 -“Spring Tune-Up for AP Physics” presented by Rudy Gaedke, Trinity University, Linda Miller, Kinkaid School, David Castro, Westwood HS-Round Rock, Robert Beck Clark, Texas A & M University, Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School-Fort Worth and Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS 4
  • W12 -“Spring Tune-Up for AP Physics” presented by Rudy Gaedke, Trinity University, Linda Miller, Kinkaid School, David Castro, Westwood HS-Round Rock, Robert Beck Clark, Texas A & M University, Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School-Fort Worth and Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS 9
  • W13 -“TYC21 – Region VI – The Lecture/Lab Parity Critical Issue” presented by Norma Sue Evers, Panola College-Carthage 18
  • W14 -“The Logger Pro Software” presented by David and Chris Vernier, Vernier Software -Portland, OR 18
  • Total 275

Fall Meeting – October 11-12, 1996 – University of Texas at Arlington

  • W1 – “Beowulf and Relativity: Developing Interdisciplinary ‘Novelty Narrative’ Activities for Introductory Physics” Presented by Susie Evers, Panola College 25
  • W2 – “Centripetal, Centrifugal-What’s the big deal? They both start with a ‘C'” presented by Stephen Dearmond, Angleton HS and Dianne Aparicio, Kempner HS 22
  • W3 – “MBL I: Force and Motion” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College and Regina Barrera, University of Houston and Lee College 16
  • W4 – “Utilizing virtual Reality in the Classroom-It is Possible!!” presented by Marcia J. Talkmitt, Slaton HS 27
  • W5 – “Construction of a mechanical Monkey-Hunter demonstration” presented by Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS and Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School 25
  • W6 – “Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning: A Seamless Transition from High School to Junior College” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS and Eddie Edwards, Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning 9
  • W7 – “Science Don’t Make No Sense-More on translating college science to elementary and middle school grades” presented by H. Tom Hudson and Pat Watkins, University of the Incarnate Word 10
  • W8 – “Programming the TI-82/83 for CBL Data Collection” presented by David Ohlde, Pratt Community College 24
  • W9 – “C3P Workshop” presented by Janie Head, Lamar Consolidated HS 12
  • W10 – “An Advanced Placement Physics ‘Tune-UP” presented by Rudy Gaedke, Trinity University; Robert Beck Clark, Texas A & M University; Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS; Hugh Henderson, Plano Sr. HS; Linda Miller, Kinkaid School; Richard Taylor, J.J. Pierce HS and David Castro, Westwood HS 12
  • W11 – “PTRA – Magnets” presented by Bill Franklin, PTRA and Janie Head, Lamar Consolidated HS 20
  • W12 – “Hot Air Balloons” presented by Cheryl Brooks, North Side HS and Gloria Burrows, Highland Park HS 18
  • W13 – “MBL II: Some Other Mechanics Labs” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College and Regina Barrera, University of Houston and Lee College 18
  • Total 238

Spring Meeting – March 15-16, 1996, Abilene Christian University

  • W1 – “Wave Demonstration” presented by Criss Bartley, Pleasant Grove High School 15
  • W2 – “Workshop Physics Taught in a High School Physics Class” presented by Verne B. Bell, C.F. Brewer High School 25
  • W3 – “Qualitative Reasoning and Multiple-Representation Problem Solving to Analyze Dynamical Processes” presented by Alan Van Heuvelen, Ohio State University; Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College and Curtis J. Hieggelke, Joliet Junior College 24
  • W4 – “The Wild Wonderful World Wide Web Workshop” presented by David Weaver, Chandler-Gilbert Community College 27
  • W5 – “Just How Big is an Atom?” presented by Jolene Renfro and Bobby Slack of Brazoswood High School 21
  • W6 – “Lab Practices from Workshop Physics and RealTime Physics” presented by Verne B. Bell, C.F. Brewer High School 19
  • W7 – “Great Ladies-Great Ideas” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl High School and Eddie Edwards, Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning 26
  • W8 – “PTRA PLUS-The Role of Toys in Teaching Physics” presented by Janie Head, Lamar Consolidated HS; Maggie Powell, MacArthur HS; Bobbie Doerrie, Perryton HS; Joe Ficht, Willowridge HS and Bill Franklin, PTRA 29
  • W9 – “Translation of a Physics Concept from College Textbook to 4th grade-Incomplete vs Inaccurate” presented by H. Tom Hudson and Pat Watkins, Incarnate Word College 26
  • W10 – “How to Digitize Video for Analysis in Physics” presented by Wesley Hausenfluke, James Madison HS and Bob Tyndall, Forsyth Technical Community College 14
  • W11 – “Using Model Rocketry in College Preparatory High School Physics” presented by Verne B. Bell, C.F. Brewer HS 10
  • W12 – “A Program for the TI-82 Graphing Calculator” presented by Criss Bartley, Pleasant Grove High School 9
  • W13 – “How to use NIH Images for Data Acquisition in the Physics Lab” presented by Wesley Hausenfluke, James Madison HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School 12
  • W14 – “Electrostatics” presented by Robert Morse, St. Albans School 11
  • W15 – “Doing Environmental Physics with Stella” presented by Fred Loxsom, Trinity University 11
  • W16 – “CBL Workshop” presented by David and Christine Vernier, Vernier Software 20
  • W17 – “A Close Look at the Electromagnetic Spectrum” presented by Glenda McDill, Lamar University 12
  • W18 – “The Wild Wonderful World Wide Web Workshop” presented by David Weaver, Chandler-Gilbert Community College 17
  • W19 – “Modeling Method for High School Physics: Constructing Deeper Conceptual Understanding” presented by Gregg Swackhamer, Glenbrook North High School, IL. 5
  • W20 – “MBL Workshop” presented by Kevin Mather, PASCO Scientific 9
  • W21 – “Qualitative Reasoning and Multi-Representation Problem Solving to Analyze Momentum and Energy Processes” presented by Alan Van Heuvelen, Ohio State University; Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College and Curtis J. Hieggelke, Joliet Junior College 17
  • Total 359

Fall Meeting – October 27-28, 1995, Texas Tech University 

  • W1 – “Introduction to the CBL and TI-82 Calculator” presented by Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College; H. Tom Hudson, Incarnate
  • Word College; Reggie Delgado, Lee College and Regina Barrera, University of Houston & Lee College 34
  • W2 – “Bubbles” presented by Janie Head, Lamar Consolidated HS 18
  • W3 – “How to Establish and Conduct a Traveling Demonstration Show” presented by H. Tom Hudson, Incarnate Word College; Regina Barrera, University of Houston and Lee College; Reggie Delgado, Lee College and Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College 24
  • W4 – “PTRA Calculator Based Laboratory Workshop” presented by Bill Franklin, PTRA; Bobbette Doerrie, Perryton HS; Janie Head, Lamar HS and Maggie Ramirez, MacArthur HS 22
  • W5 – “Make and Take for Physical Science Teachers, Parts 1&2” presented by April Crawford, Elkins HS and Glenda McDill, Lamar University 15
  • W6 – “Watt Works” presented by Elizabeth J. Harper, M.B. Smiley High School 8
  • W7 – “High School Physics Taught Without Lectures” presented by Verne Bell, C.F. Brewer High School 13
  • W8 – “Construction of a Transverse Wave Machine” presented by Joseph F. Ficht, Willowridge High School 2
  • W9 – “Holography Make Simple” presented by Rudolf Timmerman, Rich Mountain Community College 20
  • W10 – “Newtonian Movement” presented by Una Topps, Austin High School 10
  • W11 – “Model Rocketry for Use in a College Preparatory High School Physics Course” presented by Verne Bell, C. F. Brewer High School 11
  • W12 – “How to Establish and Conduct a Traveling Demonstration Show” presented by H. Tom Hudson, Incarnate Word College; Regina Barrera, University of Houston and Lee College; Reggie Delgado, Lee College and Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College 19
  • Total 196

Spring Meeting – March 3-4, 1995, Sam Houston State University 

  • W1 – “Playing the One-String Electric Guitar Blues” presented by Scott Rippetoe, Conroe Academy of Science and Technology 17
  • W2 – “Data Analysis and Uncertainties in Noncalculus Physics Laboratories” presented by Louie A. Galloway, University of St. Thomas 13
  • W3 – “Electrons, Motors and You!” presented by Joy Gregory and Tom Buckner, W.B. Ray High School 27
  • W4 – “Ultimate Design Project-A 3-Phase Approach” presented by Robert Sload, McCullough HS and Conroe ISD Students 15
  • W5 – “Newton on the Move” presented by Debbie Byrd and Pamela Rodgers, Azle High School 26
  • W6 – “Discovering A Planet and a Star” presented by Jeffrey Lynn Hopkins, Midlands Technical College 18
  • W7 – “Making and Using Digital Video Movies” presented by Robert Tyndall, Forysth Technical Community College; Regina Barrera, Reggie Delgado and Thomas L. O’Kuma of Lee College 18
  • W8 – “What to Do After the Hands-Are-On” presented by Marcella Dawson, St. Anne School 13
  • W9 – “High Powered Rocketry for the Classroom” presented by Sam Saenz, Langham Creek HS 26
  • W10 – “Color and Color Vision PTRA Workshop” presented by Bill Franklin, Memorial HS; Jane Rich, OK; Judy Franklin, Houston and Richard Bartels, Trinity University 11
  • W11 – “Data Analysis and Uncertainties in Noncalculus Physics Laboratories” presented by Louie A. Galloway, University of St. Thomas 8
  • W12 – “Holography Made Simple” presented by Rudolf Timmerman, Rich Mountain Community College 28
  • W13 – “Build a Rotational Inertia Apparatus” presented by Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS and Wesley Hausenfluke, Madison HS 20
  • W14 – “Teaching with the Chart on Fundamental Particles and Interactions” presented by Gorden J. Aubrecht II, Ohio State University 22
  • W15 – “Who Done It?” presented by Jolene Renfro and Bobby Slack of Brazoswood High School 17
  • W16 – “An Easy-to-Use Grade Maintenance and Calculation Program in the BASIC Programming Language” presented by Arthur J. Ward, Nashville State Technical Institute 12
  • W17 – “Come Fly With Me” presented by John Ridgeway and Ronnie Monroe of Northshore High School 24
  • W18 – “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” presented by Virginia Bening, Mayde Creek HS; Jane Gray, Katy HS and Amiee Larchar, Katy HS 22
  • W19 – “PASCO Mac65 Workshop” presented by Kevin Mather, PASCO Scientific 15
  • W20 – “Holography Made Simple” presented by Rudolf Timmerman, Rich Mountain Community College 12 Total 364

Fall Meeting – October 13-15, 1994, University of Texas at Austin

  • W1 – “Doing the Wave” presented by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston and Laurie McNeill-Leggett, University of Houston 24
  • W2 – “The Magic of Physics” presented by Jyotsna Sau, Delaware Technical and Community College and Laura Tacheny, Rochester Community College 23
  • W3 – “ALPS + IP II = ESL” presented by David Weaver, Chandler-Gilbert Community College 25
  • W4 – “Hands-on Brainstorming Session” presented by Robert Sload, McCullough HS and Tony Godwin, John Cooper School canceled
  • W5 – “Data Analysis with TI-82 and CBL” presented by Linda Antinone, Arlington Heights HS 24
  • W6 – “Rotational Motion in the MBL” presented by Wesley Hausenfluke, Madison HS and Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College 19
  • W7 – “Curved Mirror Ray Model” presented by Bill Franklin, Memorial HS 20
  • W8 – “ALPS + IP II = ESL” presented by David Weaver, Chandler-Gilbert Community College 16
  • W9 – “Plot! Plot! Phyz! Phyz!: A graphing program to fit your needs” presented by Wesley Loewer, McCullough HS 12
  • W10 – “Data Analysis with TI-82 and CBL” presented by Linda Antinone, Arlington Heights HS 11
  • W11 – “Rotational Motion in the MBL” presented by Wesley Hausenfluke, Madison HS and Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College 18
  • W12 – “Build a small, portable demonstration that shows the formation of a real image at the center of curvature” presented by Judith Cordell, Nolan Catholic HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School 20
  • W13 – “The Magic of Physics” presented by Jyotsna Sau, Delaware Technical and Community College and Laura Tacheny, Rochester Community College 20
  • Total 232

Spring Meeting – March 11-12, 1994 – University of Texas at Dallas

  • W1 – “Inexpensive Physics” presented by Mary Satterfield-Doerr, Lexington HS; Lila West, Liberty Hill HS; Ervalyn McVeigh, LBJ High School and John Sarzoza, San Marcos HS 24
  • W2 – “Toys” presented by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston and Laurie McNeill-Leggett, Angleton HS 39
  • W3 – “Introduction to MBL Mechanics” presented by Curtis J. Hieggelke, Joliet Junior College and Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College. 18
  • W4 – “Build the Monkey-Hunter” presented by Judith Cordell, Nolan HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School 23
  • W5 – “Vernier Demonstration Session” presented by David Vernier, Vernier Software 25
  • W6 – “Atmospheric Phenomena: Things You Can See If You Know Where To Look” presented by Veanna Crawford, Alamo Heights HS and Jim Crawford, Southwest Texas State University 23
  • W7 – “Hands-on Workshop on Design Competition” presented by Robert Sload, McCullough HS and Tony Godwin, John Cooper School 15
  • W8 – “Electrostatics I” presented by Herman Keith, Kinkaid HS and Cathy Mariotti, McCullough HS 20
  • W9 – “Inexpensive Physics” presented by Mary Satterfield-Doerr, Lexington HS; Lila West, Liberty Hill HS; Ervalyn McVeigh, LBJ High School and John Sarzoza, San Marcos HS 16
  • W10 – “PASCO Series 6500 Workshop” presented by Kevin Mather, PASCO Scientific Company 16
  • W11 – “MBL Voltage and Current Probes” presented by Curtis J. Hieggelke, Joliet Junior College and Thomas L. O’Kuma, Lee College 20
  • W12 – “Penny Ante Physics” presented by Fred L. Fifer, University of Texas at Dallas 30
  • W13 – “I Finished Mechanics-Now What Do I Do?” presented by Debbie Walker and Charlotte Walker, Bryan ISD 24
  • W14 – “Electrostatics II” presented by Cathy Mariotti, McCullough HS and Herman Keith, Kinkaid HS 20
  • W15 – “Vernier MBL Workshop” presented by David Vernier, Vernier Software 24
  • W16 – “Graphical Analysis” presented by Richard A. Bartels and Fred M. Loxsom, Trinity University 13
  • W17 – “Build the Monkey-Hunter” presented by Judith Cordell, Nolan HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School 16
  • W18 – “No Mix Up on Mixtures” presented by Bobby Slack and Jolene Renfro, Brazoswood HS 12
  • W19 – “The Great Paper Airplane Contest” presented by Jolene Renfro and Bobby Slack, Brazoswood HS 12
  • W20 – “Colorful Chemistry” presented by Debbie Byrd and Pam Rodgers, Azle HS 28
  • W21 – “PASCO Mac65 Workshop” presented by Kevin Mather, PASCO Scientific Company 14
  • W22 – “My Favorite Physical Science Demonstrations” presented by Ken Burnum, Campbell Jr. High School 23
  • W23 – “Our Man Mendeleev-The Periodic Table and Families of Elements” presented by Leona Wooton, South San Antonio West Campus and Brian Marting, John Marshall HS 19
  • W24 – “Atomic Structure-Inside and Out” presented by Kathleen Thompson, Anthony Jr/Sr High School and Leona Wooton, South San Antonio West Campus 21
  • W25 – “Harambe Time with Physical Science” presented by Una Topps, Austin HS and Elizabeth Harper, M.B. Smiley HS 19
  • Total 514

Fall Meeting – October 22-23, 1993 at Texas A & M University

  • W1 – “Building an Electronic Electroscope” presented by Judith Cordell, Nolan HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School 18
  • W2 – “A New Approach to Teaching Kinematics” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College. 17
  • W3 – “Electronic Circuit Construction” presented by Charles Wheeler, Temple Junior College 24
  • W4 – “A Gazillion Uses for Film Canisters” presented by Eddie, Edwards, Amarillo HS and Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS 22
  • W5 – “Building an Electronic Electroscope” presented by Judith Cordell, Nolan HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School 19
  • W6 – “Building a Photogate Timer” presented by Herman Keith, The Kinkaid School canceled
  • W7 – “A Gazillion Uses for Film Canisters” presented by Eddie, Edwards, Amarillo HS and Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS 14
  • W8 – “Teaching About Dynamics” presented by Bill Franklin, Memorial HS; Cathy Mariotti, McCullough HS and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 9
  • W9 – “Astronomy Activities-A Star-tle-ing Experience” presented by Bobette Doerrie, Perryton HS and Leila Dumas, LBJ HS 12
  • W10 – “Plot! Plot! Phyz! Phyz!: A graphing program” presented by Wesley Loewer, McCullough HS 12
  • W11 – “Inexpensive Physics” presented by Mary Satterfield-Doerr, Lexington HS; Lila West, Liberty Hill HS and Ervalyn McVeigh, LBJ High School 13
  • W12 – “Optics Discovery Kit” presented by Veanna Crawford, Alamo Heights HS 10
  • W13 – “Modern Industrial Application of Particle Accelerators” presented by Jerry Dugan, Sam Madison and Floyd McDaniel, University of North Texas 14
  • W14 – “Ray Tracing for a Few $$$” presented by Walter L. Trikoso and Harry D. Downing, Stephen F. Austin State University 7
  • W15 – “Doing the Wave” presented by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston and Laurie McNeill-Leggett, Angleton HS 18
  • W16 – “Physics Doesn’t Suck!; Fluids, The Forgotten Topic” presented by Robert Sload and some of his students, McCullough HS 15
  • Total 224

Spring Meeting – March 12-13, 1993 at University of Texas-Pan American

  • W1 – “Electronic Electroscope” presented by Judith Cordell, Nolan HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School canceled
  • W2 – “A New Approach to Teaching Kinematics” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 23
  • W3 – “Discovery – First and Last” presented by Eddie Edwards, Amarillo HS and Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS 27
  • W4 – “Gizmo of the Day” presented by Randy Gritzner, Harlingen HS-Alamo Campus 30
  • W5 – “A New Approach to Teaching Forces” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 20
  • W6 – “Data Analysis and Graphing with Kaleidagraph™” presented by Fred Loxsom and Richard Bartels, Trinity University 6
  • W7 – “Electronic Electroscope” presented by Judith Cordell, Nolan HS and Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School canceled
  • W8 – “Drawing Physics Workshop” presented by Paul Hewitt, City College of San Francisco and University of Hawaii at Hilo 45
  • W9 – “Bare-Bones Digital Timer & Photogate” presented by Herman Keith, The Kinkaid School, Houston 9
  • W10 – “LabVIEW in the General Physics Laboratory” presented by Fred Loxsom and Richard Bartels, Trinity University canceled
  • W11 – “Using the Baader Planetarium for Astronomy Laboratories” presented by Arthur Schneider, Amarillo College 8
  • W12 – “Inexpensive Sound Demonstrations” presented by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston and Laurie McNeill- Leggett, Angleton HS 15
  • W13 – “Ranking Tasks” presented by David Maloney, Indiana University/Purdue University at Fort Wayne 23
  • W14 – “Discovery – First and Last” presented by Eddie Edwards, Amarillo HS and Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS 5
  • W15 – “Writing Physics Computer Demos in Basics for Beginners” presented by Mark Davenport, San Antonio College 15
  • W16 – “Gizmo of the Day” presented by Randy Gritzner, Harlingen HS-Alamo Campus 6
  • Total 232

Fall Meeting – November 6-8, 1992 at Rice University

  • W1 – “Build the Monkey-Hunter” presented by Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School and Judith Cordell, Nolan HS 28
  • W2 – “Why Doesn’t It Bounce?” presented by Bill Franklin, Memorial HS 32
  • W3 – “Physics is For Nerds! Don’t Take It” presented by Robert Sload, McCullough HS 44
  • W4 – “Illusions and Spectral Effects to Illuminate Your Classroom” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS and Eddie Eddie Edwards, Amarillo HS 40
  • W5 – “MS-DOS MBL Laboratory at Northwest College” presented by Bart Sheimberg, Houston Community College 22
  • W6 – “Physics of Music” presented by Mark Kinsey, St. Johns School 32
  • W7 – “Inexpensive Sound Demonstrations” presented by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston and Laurie McNeill- Leggett, Angleton HS 31
  • W8 – “The Physics of Radiation Therapy & Diagnostic Radiology” presented by Michael Harris 25
  • W9 – “Electrostatics Workshop” by Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School and Judith Cordell, Nolan HS 20
  • W10 – “Physics Demonstration Grabbag” presented by Cathy Mariotti, McCullough HS 30
  • W11 – “The Physics of Radiation Therapy & Diagnostic Radiology” presented by Michael Harris 21
  • W12 – “Why Doesn’t It Bounce?” presented by Bill Franklin, Memorial HS 12
  • W13 – “Physics is For Nerds! Don’t Take It” presented by Robert Sload, McCullough HS 18
  • W14 – “Illusions and Spectral Effects to Illuminate Your Classroom” presented by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS and Eddie Eddie Edwards, Amarillo HS 19
  • W15 – “The ‘New’ Kinematics” presented by Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 11
  • W16 – “A Nuclear Physics Unit for High School” presented by Katherine Mays, Sweeny, TX 13
  • Total 398

Spring Meeting – March 6-7, 1992 at Southwest Texas State U.

  • W1 – “Interactive Physics™: A Versatile Interactive Computer Lab/Demo Environment for Students and Teachers” by Cathy Mariotti, Clements HS and Curt Hieggelke, Joliet Junior College in Joliet, IL 23
  • W2 – “Developing Qualitative and Quantitative Reasoning in Physics” by Alan Van Heuvelen, New Mexico State University and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 27
  • W3 – “Pinhole Cameraing: Cheap Shots at your Students w/o Retribution” by Robert Sload, J.L. McCullough HS 14
  • W4 – “Interactive Physics™: A Versatile Interactive Computer Lab/Demo Environment for Students and Teachers” by Cathy Mariotti, Clements HS and Curt Hieggelke, Joliet Junior College in Joliet, IL 17
  • W5 – “Inexpensive Science Teaching Apparatus” by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston and Laurie McNeill- Leggett, Angleton HS 19
  • W6 – “LabVIEW in the General Physics Laboratory” by Fred Loxsom and Richard Bartels of Trinity University 9
  • W7 – “Developing Qualitative and Quantitative Reasoning in Physics” by Alan Van Heuvelen, New Mexico State University and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 17
  • W8 – “Phood Physics II” by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS 9
  • W9 – “Intelligent Tutoring for Physics Problem Solving” by R. Bowen Lofton, University of Houston/Downtown; Beverly Lee, Clear Creek HS and Robert Way , Computer Sciences Corporation 23
  • W10 – “Inexpensive Science Teaching Apparatus” by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston and Laurie McNeill- Leggett, Angleton HS 0
  • W11 – “Electrostatics” by Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judy Cordell, Nolan HS and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 29
  • Total 187

Fall Meeting – November 1-2, 1991 at the University of North Texas

  • W1 – “Pinhole Cameraing: Cheap Shots at your Students w/o Retribution”, by Robert Sload, J.L. McCullough HS canceled
  • W2 – “Building a Photogate Timer” by David and Christine Vernier, Vernier Software 20
  • W3 – “Building Your Own Generic Computer(DOS Clone)” by Jack Hehn, Tarrant County Jr. College/Northeast campus 17
  • W4 – “Advanced Placement Physics Teachers Workshop” by Susie Evers, Carthage HS and Rudy Gaedke, Trinity University 8
  • W5 – “String & Sticky Tape Workshop” by Eddie Edwards, Amarillo HS; Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS and Bobbette Doerrie, Lamesa HS 15
  • W6 – “Optics Discovery Kit” by Veanna Carpenter, Optical Society of America 25
  • W7 – “Flash Photography and Computer Interfacing” by Bruce Illingworth and Charles Windsor 6
  • W8 – “Inexpensive Physics” by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston and Laurie McNeill-Leggett, Angleton HS 17
  • W9 – “Building a Voltage Input Device” by David and Christine Vernier, Vernier Software 20
  • W10 – “A Study of Motion” by Richard Taylor, Pierce HS and Janet Gelphman – canceled 0
  • W11 – “Pinhole Cameraing: Cheap Shots at your Students…” by Robert Sload, J.L. McCullough HS canceled
  • W12 – “Sonic Ranger Workshop” by Regina Barrera, Lee College; Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Jerry Hite, TAMU-Galveston and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 15
  • W13 – “A Model for Offering a Physics Course” by John L. Hubisz, College of the Mainland 12
  • W14 – “Science Education at the SSC” by Tom Gadsden and Sherrie Kivligh, Education Office, Superconducting, Super Collider Laboratory 8
  • Total 163

Spring Meeting – January 20-21, 1991 at San Antonio(with AAPT)

  • W1 – “Chalkboard Drawings and Physics Education” by Paul Hewitt, City College of San Francisco 13
  • W2 – “Building a Photogate Timer” by David and Christine Vernier, Vernier Software 23
  • W3 – “Ray Tracing for a Few $$$” by Harry Downing and Walter L. Trikosko, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 22
  • W4 – “Building a Photogate Timer” by David and Christine Vernier, Vernier Software 8
  • W5 – “Discussion of Curriculum and Laboratories” by Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School and Eddie Edwards, Amarillo HS 24
  • Total 90

Fall Meeting – November 9-10, 1990 at College of the Mainland

  • W1 – “Nuclear Energy in Physics/Physics Science Teaching” by Katherine Mays, Sweeny, TX 26
  • W2 – “String and Sticky Tape Workshop” by Veanna Carpenter, Alamo Heights HS. and Eddie Edwards, Amarillo HS. 25
  • W3 – “Applying Cooperative Learning Techniques to Physics Teaching” by Elaine Robinson, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA 24
  • W4 – “Teaching Tips for the Physics Laboratory” by Paul Robinson, Edison-Computech HS., Fresno, CA 24
  • W5 – “Smart Pulley Workshop” by Regina Barrera, Lee College; Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 20
  • W6 – “How I Teach About Quarks in High School Physics” by Richard Taylor, S.S. Pierce HS., Richardson, TX 12
  • W7 – “Teaching Tips for the Physics Laboratory” by Paul Robinson, Edison-Computech HS., Fresno, CA 16
  • W8 – “Nuclear Energy in Physics/Physical Science Teaching” by Katherine Mays, Sweeny, TX 24
  • W9 – “String and Sticky Tape Workshop” by Veanna Carpenter, Alamo Heights HS. and Eddie Edwards, Amarillo HS. 25
  • W10 – “Chalkboard Drawings and Physics Education” by Paul Hewitt, City College of San Francisco 26
  • W11 – “Ray Tracing for a Few $$$” by Harry D. Downing and Walter L. Trikosko, Stephen F. Austin State University 21
  • W12 – “The Oscilloscope Workshop” by Santos A. Ramirez, Texas A & M University 22
  • W13 – “Story Book Physics” by Adah Stock, Los Fresnos HS. 18
  • W14 – “Conceptual Physics Courseware” by Paul Robinson and Elaine Robinson, Fresno, CA 21
  • W15 – “Building an Inexpensive Airtrack and Airtrack Exp.” by Veanna Carpenter, Alamo Heights HS.; Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judith Cordell, Nolan HS.; Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 14
  • W16 – “Plastic Cup Physics” by Bobette Horton, Lamesa HS. and Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS. 25
  • W17 – “Magnets and Magnetism” by Robert Sload, McCullough HS.; Sam Saenz, Langham Creek HS; Dianne Jones Crockett Intermediate School 11
  • W18 – “Applying Cooperative Learning Techniques to Physics Teaching” by Elaine Robinson, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA 27
  • W19 – “Chalkboard Drawing and Physics Education” by Paul Hewitt, City College of San Francisco 19
  • W20 – “PhysicAL” by Herb Gottilieb, Metrologic Inc. and ? 13
  • W21 – “Colorful Activities with the Spectrum” by David Brink, Borger H.S., Borger, TX 16
  • W22 – “PhysicAL” by Herb Gottilieb, Metrologic Inc. and ? 21
  • Total 450

Spring Meeting – March 2-3, 1990 at Texas Christian University

  • W1 – “Demonstrations from the US/China/Japan Conference” by Joe P. Meyer, Northern Illinois University, Oak Park HS. (retired) and former President of AAPT 22
  • W2 – “Electronics from Ground Zero” by Herman Keith, Booker T. Washington HS. 26
  • W3 – “Boomerangs and Throwsticks-How to Make Simple and Safe Ones and How to Throw Them” by Kelly Wedding, Wichita Falls HS. 32
  • W4 – “Instant Physics Toys” by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS. and Adah Stock, Los Fresnos HS. 32
  • W5 – “Computers in the Laboratory” by Marles McCurdy and Jack Hehn, Tarrant County Junior College-Northeast 18
  • W6 – “Demonstration Workshop” by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston 16
  • W7 – “EUREKA! IT WORKS!” by Adah Stock, Los Fresnos HS 22
  • W8 – “A Nuclear Physics Unit for High School” by Katherine Mays, Sweeny, TX 17
  • W9 – “How I Teach About Quarks in High School Physics” by Richard Taylor, S.S. Pierce HS. 15
  • W10 – “Introductory Optics-The PASCO Optical Bench System” by Kelly Wedding, Wichita Falls HS. 15
  • W11 – “Amusement Park Physics” by Richard Taylor, S.S. Pierce HS.; Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judith Cordell, Nolan HS. 59
  • Total 280

Fall Meeting – October 20-21, 1989 at Trinity University 

  • W1 – “Digital Electronics Workshop” Canceled due to illness 0
  • W2 – “Computer Interface Workshop” by Marles McCurdy and Jack Hehn, Tarrant County Junior College-Northeast 33
  • W3 – “Smart Pulley Workshop” by Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; and Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 23
  • W4 – “Demonstration Workshop” by H. Tom Hudson, University of Houston 40
  • W5 – “FAST (Foundational Approach to Science Teaching)” by Guy Riggs, Alamo Heights HS. 15
  • W6 – “Elementary Teachers Wade Into Science Teaching” canceled 0
  • W7 – “Demonstrations in Astronomy and Aerospace Science” by David Brink, Borger HS. 31
  • W8 – “Building an Inexpensive Airtrack” by Veanna Carpenter, Alamo Heights H. S.; Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judith Cordell, Nolan HS.; Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 11
  • W9 – “Using Apples in the Lab” by Fred Loxsom, Trinity University 19
  • W10 – “Classroom Demonstrations of Optical Phenomena” by Richard Bartels, Trinity University 1
  • W11 – “Introduction to Electrical Circuits-A Workshop” by S. A. Ramirez, Texas A & M University 9
  • W12 – “Airtrack Experiments” by Veanna Carpenter, Alamo Heights HS.; Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judith Cordell, Nolan HS.; Tom O’Kuma, Lee College 9
  • W13 – “Introduction to Electrical Circuits-A Workshop” canceled
  • W14 – “Holograms in a Classroom” by James Crawford, Southwest Texas State University 23
  • W15 – “Phood Physics Ideas” by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS. and Adah Stock, Los Fresnos HS. 17
  • Total 254

Spring Meeting – March 3-4, 1989 at University of Houston

  • W1 – “Building an Inexpensive Airtrack” by Veanna Carpenter, Alamo Heights H. S.; Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judith Cordell, Nolan HS.; Tom O’Kuma, San Jacinto College 22
  • W2 – “PRISMS: A Program for the Effective Teaching & Learning of High School Physics” by Adah Stock, Los Fresnos HS. 14
  • W3 – “Constructing a Photogate Timer” by Herman Keith, B.T.
  • Washington HS. 23
  • W4 – “Physics Demonstrations on the Overhead Projector” by Joe Pizzo, Lamar University 11
  • W5 – “Airtrack Experiments” by Veanna Carpenter, Alamo Heights HS.; Andy Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School; Judith Cordell, Nolan HS.; Tom O’Kuma, San Jacinto College 27
  • W6 – “Simply Science” by Evelyn Restivo, Maypearl HS. and Adah Stock, Los Fresnos HS. 3
  • W7 – “Oscilloscope Workshop: A Hands-on Experience” by Tony Ramirez, Texas A & M University 6
  • W8 – “Building an Inexpensive Airtrack” by same group as W! 3
  • W9 – “Physics Demonstrations on the Overhead Projector” by same group as W4 27
  • W10 – “Constructing a Photogate Timer” canceled by leader 0
  • W11 – “Elementary Teachers Wade into Science Teaching” by Katherine Mays, Sweeny, TX 3
  • W12 – “Physics of Music” by Mark Kinsey, St. John’s School 35
  • W13 – “Oscilloscope Workshop: A Hands-on Experience” by same as W7 10
  • W14 – “Airtrack Experiments” by Same as W5 6
  • Total 191

 Fall Meeting – November 5, 1988 at Texas Tech University 

  • W1 – “String and Sticky Tape Workshop” by Veanna Carpenter, Alamo Heights H. S., San Antonio 15
  • W2 – “:Lasers” by Eddie Edwards, Amarillo H. S., Amarillo 30
  • W3 – “Optical Demonstrations” by Dr. Richard Bartels, Trinity University, San Antonio 20
  • W4 – “Electrical Circuits” by Andrew Cordell, Fort Worth Country Day School, Fort Worth 21
  • W5 – “Optical Demonstrations” by Dr. Richard Bartels, Trinity University, San Antonio 18
  • W6 – “Mechanical Universe” – 2 hours by Judith Healy, Plano Senior H. S., Plano, Katherine Mays, Sweeny, TX Debra Cannon 17
  • W7 – “A Talk with Rube Goldberg” by Robert Sload, McCullough H. S., Conroe 26
  • W8 – ” Digital Electronics” – 2 hours by Herman Keith, Booker T. Washington H. S., Houston 18 Total 179