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Portal talks at AAPT Winter Meeting 2020

January 18, 2020 - January 21, 2020
AAPT Meeting in Orlando, FL

Check out talks about the Living Physics Portal and introductory physics for life sciences (IPLS) at the AAPT Winter meeting in Orlando, FL.

Workshop at Swarthmore College

March 29, 2019 - March 30, 2019
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Re-think and adapt introductory physics courses and lab activities for life science students to emphasize interdisciplinary connections and center students’ experiences and learning.

Workshop: Creating, Sharing, and Improving Student-centered Activities for Life Science Students

January 12, 2019 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm Central Time
AAPT Meeting in Houston, TX

Bring an instructional task that you are proud of to share with other highly engaged educators. Solicit other educators’ reactions to your classroom or lab activities.

Workshop: Writing and Evaluating Curricular Materials for the Living Physics Portal

January 6, 2018 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm Pacific Time
AAPT Meeting in San Diego, CA

Learn the concepts, practice, and standards of educational scholarship and learn about submitting your materials for community use and review on the Living Physics Portal.

Workshop: Project-based Learning for Introductory Physics for Life Science

February 18, 2017 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern Time
AAPT Meeting in Atlanta, GA

Learn to implement project-based learning for life or health science students, which can give them the experience of recognizing and applying physics in biological scenarios of most interest to them.

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