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By taking on a significant part of the education of high school physics teachers, physics departments in the US can inspire their students and help ensure a scientifically educated population. Written by Ted Hodapp (American Physical Society), Jack Hehn (American Institute of Physics), and Warren Hein (American Association of Physics Teachers). Physics Today. February 2009, p.40.
Physics professor at Austin Community College, Dr. John P Cise takes New York Times articles and alters them to include questions and teach lessons about physics. Physics concepts include Kinematics, Newton’s 2 Law, Fluids, Heat, Sound, and more.
The Cyclotron Kids: Teenagers Building Atom Smasher
A group of three high school students are in the process of building a cyclotron with the help of Jefferson Labs. Heidi, German, and Peter comprise the whole of “The Cyclotron Kids” (thecyclotronkids.org ). They recently posted an introductory video on YouTube detailing the interesting story of how they met and how the project came to be.