Physics Education/Associations

  • AAPT Northern Calif/Nevada Section - This section runs from the Oregon border on the north to San Luis Obispo and Fresno on the south, and includes the state of Nevada. The membership of NCNAAPT consists of high school, community college, college and university physics instructors. Many important contributions to the physics teaching community have come from NCNAAPT members.
  • American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) - AAPT is the premiere organization representing and supporting physics and physical science teachers and teaching in the United States.
  • East Bay Physics Education and Teaching Alliance - East of San Francisco, CA.
  • Illinois Section, American Association of Physics Teachers - Includes related news, a newsletter, information on professional development programs offered, information on the organization and lists of officials, event notices and related links.
  • IoP Education Group - Aims to stimulate interest in, and discussion of, the teaching of physics at all levels from primary to higher education and in all corners of the UK and Eire. Contacts, events, archive, membership information.
  • Mississippi Association of Physicists - Mississippi Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers.
  • National Science Teachers Association - Site has extensive collection of information about the teaching of science.
  • New York State Section - AAPT - Mission, details about previous and upcoming meetings, programs and grants, and contact details.
  • The Science Songwriters' Association - Promotes the use of music in science education.
  • Society of Physics Students - Contains a listing of all chapter schools, with links to their websites.
  • Society of Physics Students at the University of Chicago - Includes schedule of talks, trips, meetings, as well as information about physics in general.
  • Southern Ohio Section of the AAPT - Officers, meetings and guidelines for abstracts.
  • Yahoo! Groups : Houston Area Physics Teachers (HAPT) - Message board for Houston metro physics and physical science teachers (both high school and college level) to coordinate meetings, discuss topics, and share ideas.

    What is the electron spin?
    Electron spin is the electron's electromagnetic field angular momentum

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