2016 Spring Section Meeting details

Dear Colleagues,


The 2016 meeting of the Idaho/Utah Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) will be at ISU in Pocatello, Idaho, April 15- 16.  The AAPT is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.  The meeting will feature:

A Friday evening demo show and share-a-thon

A free banquet courtesy of the ISU College of Science and Engineering

Saturday sessions with invited and contributed talks on physics teaching topics, and a student research poster session

A leaf-blower hovercraft construction workshop, with all materials paid for by a grant from the Bauder Endowment (for the first 20 middle school and high school teachers only).  The cost for others to participate in this workshop is $120.

Tour of the Idaho Accelerator Center

Continuing education credit through ISU

For more information on the conference, to register, and to submit contributed abstracts, go to



You do not have to be a member of the AAPT to attend.  Registration will be $5, which does not include the cost of lunch on Saturday, which is an additional $10.  This will be a great opportunity to learn and share tools and tips for teaching physics and physical science.

Thank you for your time and consideration, and have a great semester.

Steve Shropshire
Idaho/Utah AAPT Section Vice President