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AIP STAV Conference 2008

Conference proceedings

Conference handouts

Flyers for the AIP Physics Photo and Video Clip Contests and the Switch On To Physics program. Check under "Events" for details on these.

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Microsoft Word

Physics Teachers Survey Form

51.7 kB

A survey form on qualifications, teaching experience, subjects taught and administrative responsibilities.

Microsoft Word

CDROM: Exploring Matter with Synchrotron Light

407 kB

A flyer describing the features of the CDROM and how to order it.

Microsoft Word

Microwave Kit for Hire

46.1 kB

A flyer describing the content of the kit and how it can be used in teaching the synchrotron, and how to order it.

Opening address and Physics Oration

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Microsoft Powerpoint

Opening Address on Course Changes for 2009 - 2012

2.79 MB

The powerpoint presentation by Maria James, Science Manager, VCAA.

Microsoft Powerpoint

Australia and Nuclear Energy

2.42 MB

Physics Oration presented by Prof Peter Johnston of RMIT, at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.

Conference Sessions

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Powerful Learning Demonstrations for Beginning Teachers

143 kB

Presented by Colin Hopkins from Trafalgar High School and Rob Braidwood from Balwyn High School.

Microsoft Powerpoint

Paul Fitzgerald's PowerPoint

3.21 MB

A presentation on Astronomy without a telescope. An extensive range of Paul's material can be found at here.

Microsoft Powerpoint

Chief Assessor's Report on 2007 Exams

142 kB

Powerpoint presentation by Bruce Walsh, the Chief Assessor.

Microsoft Excel

The Grade Points

30.7 kB

A spreadsheet of the grade points for the years 1999- 2015. The grade point is the raw score cut off for a particular grade. The cumulative percentage of candidates is also included alongside the raw score. The table also has the mean and standard deviation for each exam.

Microsoft Word

Investigating the Characteristics of Photovoltaic Panels

211 kB

Theory Notes from the presentation by Saverio Ciccone, Overnewton College at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference

Microsoft Word

Practical Activities with Photovoltaic Panels

1 MB

Practical activities from the presentation by Saverio Ciccone, Overnewton College at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference

Microsoft Word

Making Sense of Relativity

82.9 kB

Presentation by Ross Phillips, PLC at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference

Microsoft Powerpoint

How to organise a Physics Camp

231 kB

by Paul Fielding, Richard Olsen from Billanook College and Carmel Fry and Paul Fitzgerald from Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference

Microsoft Powerpoint

Applying Physics to Patient Care

12.3 MB

Presentation by Chris Fox from Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference

Adobe PDF

The Helicopter: A context for Unit 2 Movement and Flight

2.62 MB

Th pdf file from a presentation by Kelvin Barraclough from Gisborne Secondary College at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.

Microsoft Powerpoint

Teaching Structures and Materials

1.73 MB

A presentation by Anthony Somers from Ashwood College at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference

Microsoft Powerpoint

Teaching the Physics of Climate Change: 1 The Physics

6.88 MB

presented by Keith Burrows, member of the AIP Education Committee, STAVCON 2008.

Microsoft Word

Physics is a Branch of Philosophy

88.1 kB

presented by Martin Mahy from De La Salle College.

Microsoft Powerpoint

Why don't girls choose physics?

600 kB

presented by Jane Coyle, Marian College, Sunshine at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.

Adobe PDF

Why girls don't choose Physics? Research paper

312 kB

Written by Jane Coyle, Marian College, Sunshine and presented at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.

Adobe PDF

Renewable Energy and ecologically sustainable design at ecolinc

2.86 MB

Part 1, a pdf file.

Adobe PDF

Renewable Energy and ecologically sustainable design at ecolinc

2.77 MB

Part 2: Classroom activities

Microsoft Word

The Smarties model for electric circuits

72.7 kB

10 page article on 'Some models for developing beginning students' understanding of Electric Circuits'. Presented by Dr Christina Hart at the 2007 and 2008 Physics Teachers Conferences.

Microsoft Excel

Unit 4 Physics Pracs you can build and modify

19.5 kB

Pracs for "Light and Matter" By Ray Watterson, Waverley Christian College, presented at the 2007 Physics Teachers Conference. An Excel file for LED pracs.

Microsoft Powerpoint

Using freeware resources for sound reproduction measurements

18.5 MB

A powerpoint by Simon Dick for the 2007 Physics Teachers Conference.

Microsoft Excel

Doppler calculation

16.4 kB

A spreadsheet to support the presentation by Simon Dick.

Microsoft Excel

Resonance

17.4 kB

A spreadsheet to support the presentation by Simon Dick.

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Speaker Workshop

1.66 MB

This is a freeware application for sound reproduction measurements to accompany the presentation by Simon Dick.

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Examples of recordings for Speaker Workshop.

12.8 MB

These were produced by the freeware "Speaker Workshop" that accompanied the presentation by Simon Dick.

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A calibration file for a microphone

9.31 kB

This is to be used with the freeware "Speaker Workshop" to accompany the presentation by Simon Dick.

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The Paranormal in the Physics class: Audio

58 B

Audio file of presentation by Lynne Kelly. (60 mins)

Microsoft Word

Enhancing Physics with Technology

2.53 MB

Commercial software presentation by Phil Jones from Logical Interface

Audio Streaming

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Applying Physics to Patient Care: Audio

64 B

Presentation by Chris Fox, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (60 min)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 3 Electronics & photonics): Audio

63 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (5 mins)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 4 Electric Power): Audio

64 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (5 mins)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 3 Further Electronics): Audio

62 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (5 mins)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Introduction): Audio

60 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (5 mins)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 3 Introduction): Audio

64 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.(10 mins)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 4 Light and matter): Audio

69 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.(4 mins)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 3 Materials): Audio

64 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.(5 mins)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 3 Motion): Audio

61 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.(8 mins)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 4 Introduction): Audio

63 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.(5 min)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 4 Photonics): Audio

64 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (1 min)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 3 Relativity): Audio

60 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (1 min)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 4 Sound): Audio

60 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (2 min)

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Chief Assessor's Report (Unit 4 Synchrotron): Audio

62 B

Presentation by Bruce Walsh at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (1 min)

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Teaching the Transistor (Noel Adams): Audio

60 B

Presentation by Noel Adams, Trinity College, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (20 min)

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Teaching the Transistor (Paul Cuthbert): Audio

63 B

Presentation by Paul Cuthbert, camberwell High School, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (25 min)

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Developing a Physics Home Page for Students (Jonathan De Booy): Audio

61 B

Presentation by Jonathan De Booy, Craigieburn Secondary College, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (8 min)

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The Physics of Model Rocketry: Audio

60 B

Presentation by Peter Razos, Trinity College, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.(20 min)

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Investigating the Characteristics of Photovoltaic Panels: Audio

62 B

Presentation by Saverio Ciccone, Oveernewton College, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (40 min)

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Making Sense of Relativity: Audio

65 B

Presentation by Ross Phillips, PLC, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (40 min)

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Teaching the Transistor (Murray Anderson): Audio

63 B

Presentation by Murray Anderson, Camberwell Grammar School, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (30 min)

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Physics and Speech: Audio

61 B

Presentation by Russell Downie, PLC, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (50 min)

Teaching the Physics of Climate Change: Audio

presented by Keith Burrows, member of the AIP Education Committee, at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (60 min)

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Designing an Assesment Task: Audio

66 B

Presentation by Dianne wilkinson and Alan Reynolds, Box Hill High School, at 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (45 min)

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Why Girls don't choose Physics?: Audio

64 B

Presentation by Jane Coyle, Marian College, Sunshine, at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (60 min)

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Physics Oration - Australia and Nuclear Energy: Audio

62 B

Presentation by Prof Peter Johnston, RMIT, at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference. (60 min)