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Abstract Details (PID = P303)
Title:WS: Detect Cosmic Rays in your Classroom (P303)
Description:Students can engage in NGSS-aligned science by performing high energy experiments with classroom detectors. QuarkNet offers hardware and web-based software so that students can analyze cosmic ray data. The Cosmic Ray e-Lab website contains over 90,000 days of data uploaded by students; available to all. Attendees of this workshop will explore e-Lab, watch data analysis demos, and perform two kinds of measurements: the lifetime of cosmic ray muons and the average speed muons. Teachers will have an opportunity to obtain an e-Lab account. Physics teachers are invited to join one of the three QuarkNet Centers in Illinois (NIU, UC-Fermi, UIC), and obtain their own detector. (WORKSHOP - Requires Pre-Registration)
Subject:STEM, STEAM, & Engineering
Intended Audience:HS Physics
Aligned with NGSS:Yes
NGSS Level:Novice - Have transitioned some of my instruction to NGSS and Engaged Learning.
Type of Presentation:Hands-On - Attendees will be actively engaged, working in groups, etc.
Primary Presenter Detail
Presenter - 1 / Title:Mark Adams, Prof. Emeritus/QuarkNet Cosmic Ray Coord
School/Organization:University of Illinois Chicago / Fermilab
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Schedule Details
Room:121
Day:Mon
Time:12:30 PM
Length:110 min
Room Setup:Classrm - Flat / 40 people