The Spring 2005 Meeting

of the American Association of Physics Teachers, Northern California/Nevada and Southern California Sections

will take place at California State University at Fresno
Friday & Saturday, April 8-9, 2005
Please save the date!

Meeting Theme:
The World Year of Physics 2005 -- Einstein in the 21st Century

The Local Host is: Ray Hall (
Here is Ray's Official Page for this meeting, which includes hotel information and directions.

The NCNAAPT Program Chair is: Paul Robinson (

Call for Contributed Talks: SUBMIT YOURS NOW!

Show-n-Tell items

Contributed talks are 15 minutes long, and take place on Saturday.

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 at to the Program Chairman, Paul Robinson, at He needs them by March 18 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.

The meeting will include:

  • Contributed Talks:
    This could be you! Talks on topics that relate to Einstein's work will be given scheduling preference. (See above left for information on how to participate.)
  • Show-n-Tell
  • The world-famous "Order of Magnitude Question"
  • Door Prizes

More Info

Dues and Don'ts

Hotel and travel information is here.

So plan to attend; block the dates on your calendar; then join us in Fresno. One bonus this meeting is meeting with and getting to know some of the folks from the south end of the state. Plus they'll enjoy getting to meet you, too!

Clarence Bakken

Tim Erickson
the new web lackey

Meeting registration is $15, which helps to cover printing and goodies.

Section dues are $10 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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