Physics Workshops for the Twenty-First Century Project

A Project of Joliet Junior College (IL), Lee College (TX), and the National Science Foundation

Overview Schedule

 

Microcomputer-Based Laboratories (MBL) Workshop

April 18-20, 2002

Vernier Software & Technology

Beaverton (Portland), Oregon

 

 

Thursday

AM        8:00       Vans leave Ramada Inn for Vernier S&T                                                                         CJH & TLO

                8:15       Registration at Vernier S&T                                                                                                  CJH & TLO

                8:30       Welcome, Introductions & Project Overview                                                        CJH, TLO & DV

              10:00       Overview and Introduction to MBL Technology and Curriculum         TLO, RT, CJH & DS

              11:00       Kinematics                                                                                                                  RT, DS, TLO & CJH

PM       12:00       Lunch/Sharing at Vernier S&T                                                                                    CJH, TLO & DV

                1:00       Newton’s Laws                                                                                                          RT, DS, TLO & CJH

                4:00       Energy & Momentum                                                                                             RT, TLO, DS & CJH

                6:00       Supper/Sharing at the TBA                                                                                                     CJH & TLO

EVE       7:30       Implementation and getting $upport                                                                  CJH, TLO, RT & DS

                8:30       Assessment                                                                                                                 CJH, TLO, RT & DS

                9:30       Vans leave for Ramada Inn                                                                                                     TLO & CJH

              10:15       Optional open discussion at the Ramada Inn                                                                   TLO & CJH

 

Friday

AM        8:00       Vans leave Ramada Inn for Vernier S&T                                                                         CJH & TLO

                8:30       Electric Circuits                                                                                                         DS, RT, CJH & TLO

              10:30       Magnetism                                                                                                                                     CJH & TLO

PM       12:00       Lunch at Vernier S&T                                                                                                            CJH, & TLO

                1:00       Heat and Temperature                                                                                            DS, RT, TLO & CJH

                3:00       Nuclear Radiation                                                                                                                  JG, RT & CJH

                4:00       Sound & Waves                                                                                                         TLO, RT, DS & CJH

                6:00       Supper/Sharing at Vernier S&T                                                                                  DV, CJH & TLO

EVE       7:30       Tour of Vernier S&T                                                                                                                                   DV

                9:30       Vans leave for Ramada Inn                                                                                                     TLO & CJH

              10:15       Optional open discussion                                                                                                         TLO & CJH

 

Saturday

AM        8:00       Vans leave Ramada Inn for Vernier S&T                                                                         CJH & TLO

                                (Participants not staying Saturday need to check out & bring luggage)

                8:30       Rotational Motion                                                                                                             CJH, TLO & RT

              10:00       Calculator & Remote data collection plus other sensors                                         RS, DV & RT

              11:45       Pizza Lunch at Vernier S&T                                                                                                 CJH, & TLO

PM       12:30       Palm Handheld and LabVIEW data collection plus other new developments                     DV

                2:30       Q & A                                                                                                                  CJH, TLO, RT, DV & DS

                3:15       Wrap-Up                                                                                                                                        CJH & TLO

                4:00       Workshop ends                                                                                                                            CJH & TLO

EVE       6:00       Leave for Supper (optional)                                                                                                    CJH & TLO

 

Sunday

AM                        Participants take MAX to airport

 

CJH - Curtis Hieggelke, TLO - Tom O'Kuma, RT - Ron Thornton, DS-David Sokoloff

DV – David Vernier, RS-Rick Sorensen, JG-John Gastineau

Updated 4/9/02