Spring 2003



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envelope Election Results - and the winners are...

Congratulations to the following new committee members who will be taking office in April 2003:

Vice-Chair - Ramon Lopez

General Member-at-Large - Paul Grant

APS/AAPT Member-at-Large - Michael Zeilik

Special Edition -
Physics on the Road

Thoughts from the Guest Editor
Fred Stein

"As Guest Editor for this Newsletter of the APS Forum in Education, I am pleased that the theme of this issue is a particularly important and exciting form of physics education outreach.


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Thoughts from the Guest Editor
Fred Stein

Colorado: Conference/Workshop for Physics on the Road

Reflection of a Physics Road Show workshop
Stanley Micklavzina

Defining Key Elements of Different Models of Mobile Hands-on Experiments
Julie Conlon

The Little Shop of Physics:
Brian Jones

University of Maryland Traveling Physics Demonstration Programs
Richard Berg

Purdue: Physics Educational Assistance, Resources, and Learning Strategies

Syracuse: There is a Flavor of Outreach for Everyone
Sam Sampere

Idaho: Demonstration Road Show and Teacher Workshops
Steve Shropshire

Michigan State: Science Theater
Dan Stump

Missouri: Exploring Physics
Meera Chandrasekhar

Oregon: Road Show Demonstrations for a Research Laboratory
Stanley Micklavzina

Wisconsin: Exploring Physics
Jim Reardon

Alabama: Science in Motion
Dan O’Halloran

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This Newsletter, a publication of the American Physical Society Forum on Education, presents news of the Forum and articles on issues of physics education at all levels. Opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the APS or of the Forum. Due to limitations of space, notices of events will be restricted to those considered by the editors to be national in scope. Contributed articles, commentary, and letters are subject to editing; notice will be given the author if major editing is required. Contributions should be sent to any of the editors.