Summer Institute for Physical Science Teachers

June 19-29, 2006

 Sims 201

Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Geology

WinthropUniversity

Rock Hill, SC29733

 

Week-1 June 19-22, 9 AM-5 PM, Chemistry

Week-2 June 26-29, 9 AM-5 PM, Physics

 

Two Winthrop professors and two master teachers, one each for chemistry and physics, will teach this graduate level professional development course, PHYS 610.

Application Process

PHYS 610 Course Schedule

Directions: Winthrop and Sims Building

What to Bring?

Room and Board Information

 

Institute is funded by the SC Department of Education.

 

Shuttle Launch, July 4th: One of our institute teachers, Beth Leavitt, was interviewed by the NBC evening news. Click the following link to watch it. (It will come after the commercial clip)

http://video.msn.com/v/us/msnbc.htm?g=58328327-9C8B-45B9-926E-C0DC3216C183&f=00&fg=email

 

Links:

Models:

Physical Science Companion

Salicylic Acid

ScienceMaster

Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)

Physical Sciences Resource Center

Acetaminophen

Chemical Elements, Periodic Table

Water, including electrostatic surfaces

Jefferson Lab, Periodic Table

Carbon dioxide, including vibrations

SI units

 

Java Applets

Assessment Items:

Resistor Color Code

   Chemistry

%Error and %Difference

   Physics

 

Demonstration                                   

Pictures                                                                

 

Contact Information

Dr. Ponn Maheswaranathan

Physics-Winthrop

803-323-4940

mahesp@winthrop.edu

Dr. Cliff Calloway

Chemistry-Winthrop

803-323-4945

callowayc@winthrop.edu

Norma Ashburn

Master teacher

843-552-0724

nashburn@comcast.net

Johanna Killoy

Master teacher

803-776-0778

jokilloy@yahoo.com

Linda Sinclair

SC Dept of Education

803-734-0887

lsinclai@ed.sc.gov