Texas Section and Michigan Section




Summer Workshops on

Workshop Physics with Health Science Applications will be offered during Summer 2003 (NSF CCLI Grant # 9981031).


New hands-on, minds-on FLUIDS, OPTICS and WAVES & LASERS activities with health science applications have been developed for an algebra-based physics curriculum. In addition, the whole curriculum has been redesigned for a laboratory-based environment. Workshop participants will work through the new units in the mornings. The afternoons will consist of general sessions on the whole curriculum, the teaching techniques used, physics education research and other topics.


Dates and Locations:

Grand Valley State University, MI: June 16 20, 2003

Texas Tech University, TX: July 14 18, 2003


20 participants per workshop will be accepted.


On-campus accommodation will be available. On-campus accommodation and meals will be paid for by grant funds.


Participants will receive a stipend.


To apply, go to http://www4.GVSU.edu/physics/NSFWorkshop/


Contact for further information:


Beth Ann Thacker Ann Marie Eligon

Physics Department Grand Valley State University

Box 41051 Physics Department (PAD 125)

Texas Tech University 1 Campus Drive

Lubbock, TX 79416 Allendale, MI 49401


batcam@spudhammer.phys.ttu.edu eligona@gvsu.edu

Ph.: 806-742-2996 Ph.: 616-895-3004