Sonoma State University
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Department Hosted NCNAAPT* Meeting April 4-5, 2003

Brief summary with locations

FRIDAY
 9:00 - 5:00 Meeting of Chairs of CSU Physics and Astronomy Departments, Darwin 117.

10:00 - 4:00 Contemporary Laboratory Experiences in Astronomy Workshop, Stevenson 2044.
Preregister by e-mail to Dick Cooper.

10:00 - 4:00 New Teacher Workshop, Salazar 2009A.
Preregister by e-mail to Paul Robinson.

Lunch is on your own. I suggest the University Club in the Commons. Enter, turn right, and go all the way down the hall.

5:30 Dinner (only for those who have preregistered), University Club in the Commons. Contact: Joe Tenn.

7:30 Reception and entertainment, Darwin Lobby (center of building, first floor) and Darwin 108 (right next door): light refreshments followed by light show by Steve Anderson, and then by observatory viewing, weather permitting.

SATURDAY
7:45 Registration, coffee, etc., Darwin Lobby (center of building, first floor) and Darwin 108 (right next door).
No preregistration necessary.

8:45 - 12:00 NCNAAPT meeting, plenary session, Darwin 108.
See NCNAAPT site for complete program.

12:00 Lunch (pizza, pay on registration), Darwin Lobby.
SSU’s EPO group will have free handouts from NASA in the Darwin Lobby.
Tours (starting from the Darwin Lobby) of the new Cerent Laboratory complex in Ruben Salazar Hall.
See the William M. Keck Microanalysis Laboratory with scanning electron microscope, atomic force microscope, confocal microscope, and other instruments, the Agilent Technologies Communications Laboratory, the Rolf Illsley Photonics Laboratory, and the new Electronics Lab.

1:30 Raffle, business meeting, and one talk, Darwin 108.
See NCNAAPT site for complete program.

2:30 Contributed papers, Darwin 108 and Darwin 2 (in the basement).
See NCNAAPT site for complete program.

Post-meeting Summary

*Northern California/Nevada section of the American Association of Physics Teachers

Please send comments, additions, corrections, and questions to 
joe.tenn@sonoma.edu

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