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Friday, October 21 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
11-12: Gravity visualized - warped space time and black holes

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Einstein's general relativity involves warped space time. The movie Interstellars was based on this physics. This hands on workshop will allow teachers to play with a simulator that they can make themselves in their classroom. While the new curriculum has for Physics 12 has this as an optional topic, it is part of Earth Science Astronomy units and gravity as a force is covered in the elementary grades as well.

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Jennifer Kirkey

Douglas College
I have been teaching physics and astronomy for more than 25 years at the community college level. I do outreach to elementary schools. I became an advocate for open textbooks about five years ago.

Friday October 21, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm

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