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Conference 2010

Conference proceedings

Some of the workshop material was submitted as ".xlsx" or ".pptx" files. The CMS software for the website is reading these files as ".zip" files. These files have been removed until an upgrade is installed.

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Filename

Filesize

Adobe PDF

Brochure for 2010 AIP/STAV Physics Teachers Conference

166 kB

This brochure gives a description of all the workshops on offer.

Addresses, Chief Assessor's Report,

Workshops, Audio Downloads

Opening Address and Physics Oration

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Filename

Filesize

Microsoft Powerpoint

Rolling PowerPoint prior to Opening Address

1.05 MB

The PowerPoint promoted activities for teachers and students organised by the AIP (Vic Branch) Education Committee.

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The Chief Assessor's Report

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Filename

Filesize

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

General Marking Principles

42 kB

by Bruce Walsh, the Chief Assessor. Distributed at the 2011 Physics Teachers Conference.

Microsoft Powerpoint

The Chief Assessor's Report on the June and November 2009 Exams

1.05 MB

by Bruce Walsh, the Chief Assessor.

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Workshops

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Filename

Filesize

Adobe PDF

A2 Youtube Physics: Online Movie Resources, Christopher Jones, University High School.

1.76 MB

Presentation slides

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C6: Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS - Helicopter

925 kB

Session by Kelvin Barraclough and Andrew MacLean, Gisborne Secondary College. Data file from a helicopter flight from Essendon Airport to Middle Park.

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C6: Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS - Train

960 kB

Session by Kelvin Barraclough and Andrew MacLean, Gisborne Secondary College. Data file from a train ride from Bendigo to Malmsbury. Other data files can be found in the proceedings for the 2009 Conference.

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C6: Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS - Template

832 kB

Session by Kelvin Barraclough and Andrew MacLean, Gisborne Secondary College. Template for GPS data.

Adobe PDF

A6: Renewable Energy and Ecologically Sustainable Design at Ecolinc

611 kB

Session presented by Suzanne Clark & Claire Russell, Ecolinc.

Adobe PDF

B1: Using Authentic Astronomical Data in Investigations & Activities

2.36 MB

Session by Robert Hollow, ATNF.

Adobe PDF

C9: Using Discussion to improve understanding of electric circuits

70.1 kB

Presentation by Pam Mulhall of Melbourne University and Brian McKittrick.

Microsoft Powerpoint

A10: Sending Students Skywards

1.35 MB

Presentation by Paul Fielding of Billanook College and Paul Fitzgerald of Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School.

Adobe PDF

B10: The Virtual Lab, Justin Vincent, Warnambool College

1.43 MB

Adobe PDF

A2 Youtube Physics: Online Movie Resources, Christopher Jones, University High School.

11.2 kB

Summary of the Presentation.

Adobe PDF

C2 Blogging about Physics, Christopher Jones, University High School.

584 kB

Microsoft Powerpoint

C6: Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS

1.97 MB

PowerPoint presentation by Andrew McLean and Kelvin Barraclough of Gisborne Secondary College.

Microsoft Word

C6: Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS - Notes

31.2 kB

Some notes to accompany the PowerPoint presentation by Andrew McLean and Kelvin Barraclough of Gisborne Secondary College.

Generic

Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS: Walking

50.7 kB

An Excel file to show an example of walking, prepared by Andrew McLean and Kelvin Barraclough of Gisborne Secondary College. Third of eight files.

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Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS: Walking (Original data)

16.7 kB

An Excel file of the original data used to produce the Excel file to show an example of walking, prepared by Andrew McLean and Kelvin Barraclough of Gisborne Secondary College. Fourth of eight files.

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Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS: Pt Cook (Original data)

372 kB

An Excel file of the original data used to produce the Excel file to show an aircraft takeoff, prepared by Andrew McLean and Kelvin Barraclough of Gisborne Secondary College. Sixth of eight files.

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Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS: Pt Cook

47.5 kB

An Excel file to show an aircraft taking off, prepared by Andrew McLean and Kelvin Barraclough of Gisborne Secondary College. Fifth of eight files.

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Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS: Aircraft pull up

73.9 kB

An Excel file to show an aircraft pulling up and other flight manoeuvres, prepared by Andrew McLean and Kelvin Barraclough of Gisborne Secondary College. Seventh of eight files.

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Motion Studies Using a Hand Held GPS: template

33.5 kB

An Excel template, prepared by Andrew McLean and Kelvin Barraclough of Gisborne Secondary College. Eighth of eight files.

Adobe PDF

C4: Enhancing Physics Teaching with Technology

429 kB

A pdf file prepared by Phil Jones of The Logical Interface.

Microsoft Powerpoint

C13: VCE Physics by Discovery

903 kB

A PowerPoint presentation "Teaching Physics Practically" by Jane Coyle, Marian College, Sunshine.

Microsoft Word

A13: Model Solar cars

78.8 kB

Material from the presentation by Paul Wellington, Monash University.

Adobe PDF

A11: Teaching Einstein's Relativity

464 kB

A copy of the paper presented by Keith Burrows at the 2010 Physics teachers conference.

A1, B9, D5: For these workshops on the Detailed Study 'Synchrotron', click here to go to the section of our website on the excursion, resources, etc.

A11: For this workshop on the Detailed Study 'Einstein's relativity', click here for other presentations over the years.

B3: For this workshop on 'Tips for Beginning Physics Teachers', click here.

C3, E3: For these workshops on 'Teacher Action on Climate Change', click here.

C14: For this workshop on 'Practical Activities for Photonics', click here.

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Audio Downloads

These files will be uploaded progressively from Tuesday, 16th February. Unfortunately due to a timing error none of the Session C workshops were taped.

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