Friday, September 4, 2015

Some Cool Resources for All!!

The AAPT Films Page

Nine Original Videos starring Anna Spitz and writer/director James Lincoln provide examples of experiments you can perform immediately with just the cell phone in your pocket or the computer in front of you. Many of these demos have never been seen or explained anywhere else! (Click on them to see!)

See Your Retina Teaches you how to look at the blood vessels in the back of your eye! 
Hear Ultrasonic Connects you to an easy test to the upper limit of human hearing 
Easy Beats shows how simple it is to demonstrate soundwave interference 
Up Down Dizzy teaches about the inner ear and a new way to experience dizziness 
Audio Triangulation shows that the speed of sound in air is slower than you think 
Sing Happy Birthday reveals why Americans always start that song on the same note 
Hear Your Muscles a fun and easy way to find out what muscles sound like 
Newton’s Eye Poke a little known classic experiment from the master himself 
Credit Card Diffraction the easiest diffraction experiment you will ever do! 

Free Webinar on Seizing Value from Scientific Conference Participation

Join us for this indispensable webinar detailing how to maximize the value of attending an academic or industry conference. Topics include how to behave with speakers, how to meet the most important people at the conferences, and how to identify the most valuable sessions, events, and other experiences available. Conference etiquette (proper behavior and dress) and follow-up will also be discussed. Register for this free event, being held on September 17, 2015 at 2PM ET and co-sponsored by AAPT.,3LUVP,EOVIZ7,CYKMT,1

Starting an SPS Chapter from Scratch

Whether your SPS chapter is well established or brand new, if you're looking for new ideas to build community and increase engagement, this article from the SPS Observer is a great start! Share with your new 2015-2016 leadership team.

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