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HS Physics Day at Adventureland

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

LIPTA Fall Conference at Mepham HS

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:30AM to 12 Noon






October 27

HS Physics Day at Adventureland on Route 110 in Farmingdale - starts at 9AM


Printable Flyer

Directions to Adventureland

Map of Adventureland

Sample Lab Book for Adventureland

LIPTA Fall Conference - Saturday October 24, 2015





Registration and breakfast


Special Relativity for your classroom.  Noah Segal, Trinity School, NYC


Build a miniature Tesla Coil  Bill Leacock, Mepham HS

Materials cost included in your registration fee.

 (maximum 35 Tesla Coil builders - 32 more as of 10/6/15)

video of the Tesla Coil



Printable Flyer

Directions to Mepham HS

 Physics Teacher Events & News



Fri 10/9

Physics Lecture at SUNYSB 7:30PM  ESS001  Abhay Deshpande  "Spin Crisis”: What do we know now?"

Fri 10/16

Living World Lecture at SUNYSB 7:30PM  ESS001  Christopher Gobler  “Coastal Ocean Acidification”

Sat 10/14


Teslamania at SUNYSB  Teslamania is so much more than a physics demonstration competition for teachers, students, scientists, and enthusiasts; it is a day of sharing ideas, making and strengthening professional relationships, connecting with community, and celebrating physics.


 Fri 10/23

Geology Lecture at SUNYSB 7:30PM  ESS001  Deanne Rogers  “Deciphering the climate history of Mars through the mineralogic record”

Sat. 10/24

LIPTA Fall Conference at Mepham HS , 8:30AM to 12 Noon; early registration cost is only $8 (will be $10 at the door)

Tues. 10/27

Physics Day at Adventureland  3 hours of unlimited rides for $16.50 - Order tickets by Friday 10/16/2015 (see links above)

Fri 10/30

Astronomy Lecture at SUNYSB 7:30PM  ESS001  Fred Walter  “Are we descendants of Martians? Will we someday be Martians?”


Dan Fullerton's 4/25/2015 LIPTA Spring Conference Presentation (about making an effective web site)


NEWS FLASH!  LIPTA member (and Master Teacher) Gillian Winters wins the 2015 Paul W. Zitzewitz  Excellence in Pre-College Teaching Award


6 Long Island Physics Teachers are now NYS Master Teachers!  

Richard Gearns, Sachem HS East

Justin King, Commack HS

Keith Lundquist, Huntington HS

Jaime Rogers, Walt Whitman HS

Richard Slesinski, Syosset HS

Gillian Winters, Smithtown East HS  


LIPTA is now on Facebook! Go HERE  


Tesla Museum - Shoreham  $1.37 million dollars was raised from 33,254 contributors to buy Tesla's Wardencliffe laboratory in Shoreham and construct a museum there.

On Tesla's 158th birthday, Elon Musk pledged $1x10^6 for the effort to fully restore and operate the museum. (cnn article)


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