Association of

The Fall 2006 Meeting

of the American Association of Physics Teachers, Northern California/Nevada Section

will take place at Menlo School, Atherton
Friday & Saturday, November 3–4, 2006
Save the date!

Meeting Theme:
(Still to come)

The Local Host is: Robin McGlohn

The NCNAAPT Program Chair is: Paul Robinson (



Call for Contributed Talks:

Show-n-Tell items

Contributed talks are 15 minutes long, and take place on Saturday. Suitable topics include teaching ideas, research projects, laboratory techniques, novel demonstrations, computers, and instruction.

It's easy to submit a contributed talk: Send an abstract of your talk, with title, your name and affiliation, AV and equipment requests, and other requirements to the Program Chair, Paul Robinson, at He needs them by October 6 so he has time to prepare the final program and get it mailed out.

Bring your favorite 5-minute demonstration for the popular "Show-n-Tell." Handouts describing your demonstration are encouraged.

Missed the Special 50 Lecture-Demonstration Celebration?
Or just want to see it again? Paul Robinson is working on editing a video of this special event and hopes to put it on a DVD. More on this later.

The meeting will include:

  • Friday evening social We are trying to setup something at the GooglePlex. More on this in the Program.
  • Saturday Morning Refreshments
  • Show-n-Tell
  • Invited Speaker:
    Saturday morning we always have a fine speaker—this meeting will be no exception.
  • Contributed Talks:
    This could be you! (See above left for information on how to participate.)

More Info

Dues and Don'ts

Hotel and travel information will be here eventually.

Find the place on Google Maps.

Tim Erickson
your web lackey

Meeting registration is $10, which helps to cover printing and goodies.

Section dues are $15 per year, due each Fall. If you cannot attend the meeting, remain an active member which will ensure you'll receive all our mailings by sending dues to our treasurer Dennis Buckley, Liberty High School, 850 Second St., Brentwood, CA 94513.

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