Resources and community for teaching physics for life sciences

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Welcome to the Living Physics Community

HIGHLIGHTED WORKING GROUPS

Preparing to Teach Remotely

Critically reflect on how online classes went in the spring and prepare for Fall 2020 remote learning

Contributing to the Portal: Summer 2020

A discussion, troubleshooting, and accountability group to get your materials up on the Portal for others to find and use

Dual Themes (Assessment & Community Colleges): Spring 2020

Look at and revise exams together, discuss grading techniques, and consider differences in institutional settings.

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HIGHLIGHTED EVENTS

Using Curricular Material Repositories to Enhance the Learning Experience

September 22, 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm Eastern Time

Online

Workshop: Activities From the Living Physics Portal at AAPT Winter Meeting 2021

January 15, 2021 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern Time

AAPT Virtual Winter Meeting 2021

Workshop W23: "Activities from the Living Physics Portal" at AAPT Virtual Summer Meeting 2020

July 24, 2020 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern Time

AAPT Virtual Summer Meeting

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DISCUSS LIBRARY MATERIALS

The Living Physics Portal also includes discussions around curricular resources in the library. Ask questions and discuss with the authors or other implementers about resources and how they use them.

JOIN THE PORTAL EXCHANGE

An open discussion space for members of the Living Physics Portal community.

PREVIEW THE EXCHANGE

Addressing student resistance to estimation problems
76 Responses | 25 Community Members

Textbooks for introductory physics of life sciences courses
113 Responses | 56 Community Members

Helping students think like physicists
65 Responses | 14 Community Members