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March 19, 2015 Physics Olympics

2015 Physics Olympics

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lupton Hall at Farmingdale State College

  

School Name

Advisor

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Division Avenue HS

Jeff Miller

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Manhasset HS

T. Keogh

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The Wheatley School

Adam Plana

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W. C. Mepham HS

William Leacock

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Calhoun HS

Ken Levy

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Commack HS

Justin King

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 Physics Teacher Events & News

  

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Fri 2/6 7:30

ESS001

Astronomy Lecture at SUNYSB  "What we know (and don't know) about core collapse supernovae” - Doug Swesty

Sat 2/7 9AM to 12N

LIPTA Exec Committee Meeting - The location is in Centereach; Use "Contact Us" at left to let us know you are coming.

Fri 2/13 7:30

ESS001

Biology Lecture at SUNYSB"The Evolution of Human Languages: An Evolutionary Biologist’s Perspective" Mark Pagel

Fri 2/20 7:30

ESS001

Physics Lecture at SUNYSB “A Close Look to the Theory of Everything” Martin Roček  We will discusss the discoveries made by Stephen Hawking, the main character in the recently released movie the “Theory of Everything”. See the movie before coming to the lecture, and ask questions! The movie is nominated for 5 Academy Awards, and, the Oscar Ceremony is scheduled 2 days after the talk.  

Fri 2/27 7:30

ESS001

Geology Lecture at SUNYSB “The Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011:What Have We Learned?” Dan Davis  

  

4 LI Physics Teachers now NYS Master Teachers!  

Richard Gearns, Sachem HS East

Keith Lundquist, Huntington HS

Richard Slesinski, Syosset HS

Gillian Winters, Smithtown East HS  

Newsday Article  

  

You can now renew your LIPTA membership for FOUR years! Go HERE to renew for 1, 2 or 4 years.

  

LIPTA is now on Facebook! Go HERE  

  

AP Physics-B is becoming a 2-YEAR course!

Read about the change on the College Board website

  

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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