PSSA - Experimental Physics Research Academy

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Experimental Physics Research Academy

     
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PSSA 2016: What, When, Where
WEEK I Monday
7-4
Tuesday
7-5
Wednesday
7-6
Thursday
7-7
Friday
7-8
9 am- 10 am Happy
Fourth
of
July!!
Introductions / Kinematics
DRL A2

Dynamics
DRL A2

Conservations Laws
DRL A2
Begin in A2
Bouncing Ball
DRL 3N 15, 20
10 am- 11 am Walking Graphs
DRL 3N 17, 22
Newton's 2nd Law
& Clothespin Lab
DRL 3N 15, 20
Inertia / Simeone Prep
DRL A2
Marija Drndic
Nano-Crystals
DRL A2
11:30 am -
12:30 pm

Geometric Optics
DRL A2

Physical Optics
DRL A2
Charlie Johnson
Nano-Bio Interface
DRL A2

LUNCH
(early)

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

12:30 pm- 1:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH DEPART from Penn:
12:30 pm from the Quad
Trip to the
Simeone Foundation Museum

Simeone Logo
RETURN to Penn: 4:30 pm
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
Begin in A2
Refraction and Thin Lenses
DRL 3W 7, 11
Begin in A2
Diffraction & Interference
DRL 3N 17, 22
Electricity
DRL A2
2:30 pm -
4:30 pm
Ohm's Law Lab
DRL 3W 7, 11

 

PSSA 2016: What, When, Where
WEEK II Monday
7-11
Tuesday
7-12
Wednesday
7-13
Thursday
7-14
Friday
7-15
9 am- 10 am Digital Scope Introduction
DRL A2
Special Relativity
DRL A2
Wave-Particle Duality
DRL A2
General Relativity
DRL A2
DEPART from Penn:
8:00 am from the Quad

Trip to
Hershey Park


RETURN to Penn:
6 pm
(leave park by 4 pm)
10 am- 11 am Speed of the Pulse
DRL 3N 17, 22
The Incredible Exponential
DRL A2
Standard Model
DRL A2
Phil Nelson
Topic TBA
DRL A2
11:30 am -
12:30 pm
Robert Johnson
Computational Physics
DRL A2
James Aguirre
Radio Telescopes
DRL A2
Bob Hollebeek
Protons and Cancer
DRL A2
Alison Sweeney
Bioluminesence
DRL A2
12:30 pm- 1:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
Planck's Lab Prep
DRL A2
Begin in A2
Exponential Explorations
DRL 3W 7, 10, 11
Magnetism
DRL A2
Week III Prep /
LabQuest II Trials
DRL A2
2:30 pm -
4:30 pm
Planck's Law Lab
DRL 3N 15, 20
e/m Experiment
DRL 3N 15, 20
Exponential Presentations
DRL A2
Evening Meeting
6:30 pm - 9 pm
----- ----- ----- An Evening with Little Boy & Fat Man
DRL A2
-----

 

PSSA 2016: What, When, Where
WEEK III Monday
7-18
Tuesday
7-19
Wednesday
7-20
Thursday
7-21
Friday
7-22
9 am- 10 am Speed of Light Prep
DRL A2

Lab Tours (tenative)
Various Locations

Hershey Presentations
DRL A2
Begin in A2
Speed of Light (part 2)
Measurement
DRL 3W 7, 11
Oobleck
DRL A2
10 am- 11 am Speed of Light (part 1)
Build the Detectors
DRL 3W 7, 11
Interest Group
Presentations
DRL A2
11:30 am -
12:30 pm

Bhuvnesh Jain
Gravitational Lensing
DRL A2

Evelyn Thompson
High Energy Physics
DRL A2
Ken Lande
Energy
DRL A2
12:30 pm- 1:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 pm -
4:30 pm
Begin in A2
Interest Groups
Various Locations
Begin in A2
Interest Groups
Various Locations
Begin in A2
Interest Groups
Various Locations
Begin in A2
Interest Groups
Various Locations
Bill Berner
Demo Show & Awards
DRL A2