Resources for Physics Educators

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Spot the Physicist Posters: (downloadable)


Physicists Among Us Videos (click to play):

Irene and Jeff Vavasour’s physics backgrounds contribute to their rewarding and challenging careers as an MRI Researcher and video game developer
Laura-Isabelle Dion explains what an application scientist does, the exciting opportunities for travel and collaboration with her job, and her experiences as a female scientist.
 Ken Iliadis applies his physics degree to forensic work in his career as an accident reconstruction expert with MEA Forensic Engineers and Scientists.
 As a physicist, LeeAnn Janissen’s ability to recognize and analyze patterns in data equipped her for the capital markets, and her love of space inspired her art.

At the CAP, we support your efforts to engage the next generation of physicists:

CAP supports current and future physics teachers through programs, resources, professional development and professional recognition programs.

CAP provides educators with the latest information on physics research and applications, a network of educators across Canada to share and explore best practices and specialized workshops and resources to assist with curriculum planning and execution.

Special membership and conference rates are available for high-school/CEGEP and college teachers. Members teaching physics, at any level, are encouraged to join the CAP and the Division of Physics Education.

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