AAPT: American Association of Physics Teachers
American Association of Physics Teachers
AAPT® is a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
AAPT Statement regarding concerns about the naming of the space telescope called JWST
AAPT Coffee Hour
Join us for the next coffee hour on "NASA Heliophysics resources for teaching all kinds of physics" with Rebecca Vieyra, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, and Ramon Lopez, Univ of Texas - Arlington.
Introducing AAPT COMMUNITIES
AAPT members can now communicate and engage in a supportive and collaborative space. Share lesson plans, labs, online events, and more.
New books from AIP Publishing and AAPT
Ideal for the physics teaching community - offering introductory, easy-to-read resources and guidance.
Join The U.S. Physics Team
Represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition with other high school students.
AAPT 2022 Virtual Winter Meeting
The AAPT 2022 Virtual Winter Meeting will be held January 6 - 8.
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Meet DavidI am a second-generation physicist. My father earned his Ph.D. at CERN in the early 1970s and spent his career in the industry. I really enjoyed my physics class in high school, taught by Fr. Mario Capitolo, and I also had strong physics professors at UC San Diego. I did surface science in graduate school at Northwestern University. I got great job satisfaction performing experiments, but less so for the writing/publishing part of science. I knew that I did not want a research career and happily found a job at a two-year college.
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