April 17, 2021
US/Eastern timezone


  • Zoom link for the Meeting:


    Registrants: Check your emails for the passcode.

  • About your Zoom screen name :

    There are over 100 people registered for this meeting, so in order for all of us to be able to tell who's who, we request that you change your Zoom screen name to:

    Your Full Name (Your Affiliation)

    where by "Affiliation" we mean the school or school district at which you work or study.

    This is particularly important if you need a Certificate of Attendance from the CSAAPT so that we can identify you.

    To do this, click on Participants which will give you the list of participants with your current screen name at the top.

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    Tap/Click on Rename and change your screen name.

  • Kahoot :

    The talk by Prof. David Wright, Physics Phun with Kahoot from 11:30AM will be interactive. He will show you how to have “phun” with the free app Kahoot (https://kahoot.com/). Please install the app on your smart phone prior to the Meeting. It is called Kahoot! Play & Create Quizzes in the app store.

    If you do not want to install the app on your smart phone, or if you do not have a smart phone, you can also access the app on your browser at https://kahoot.it/.

The Chesapeake Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (CSAAPT, covering Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and the DC area) will hold its Spring 2021 Meeting virtually via Zoom on Saturday, April 17, 2021.

The Zoom link for the Meeting will be provided on this site. The Zoom link and password will also be emailed to registrants a few days prior, and also on the morning of the Meeting.

You do not have to be an AAPT member to attend. There is no registration fee, and we welcome participation of all physics/science teachers and students in the region as well as anyone interested in physics education, or physics in general.

The semiannual CSAAPT meetings are a great forum to exchange ideas on novel teaching techniques and economical classroom demonstrations, and to meet a fascinating cohort of physics education enthusiasts.

Registration: To register for the Meeting please click on Registration in the menu on the left. The deadline for registration is midnight of Friday, April 16, 2021.

Program: Please click on Timetable in the menu on the left, then Detailed view at the top of the Timetable page.

Highlights of the program include:

Featured Presentations (11:00AM to 12:00 noon)

  • Prof. Carl Mungan (U.S. Naval Academy)
    Water Oscillations in a U-Tube
  • Prof. David Wright (Tidewater Community College)
    Physics Phun with Kahoot​​​​

Group Discussions (3:20PM - 4:30PM)

  • Part 1 (3:20PM-4:00PM) Share-a-thon

    We will gather in smaller groups in Zoom breakout rooms to exchange ideas on various topics including: Cool Classroom Demos, Science Fair Projects, Intro Physics Labs, etc.

  • Part 2 (4:00PM-4:30PM) "What can the CSAAPT do for you?" Meeting 

    Please voice your requests to the CSAAPT.

For questions regarding this event, please email Tatsu Takeuchi (takeuchi@vt.edu).