EinsteinPlus also provides unique opportunities to learn some of the latest developments in physics from expert researchers at the forefront of their fields, enjoy lab tours and take part in social events with like-minded teachers from around the globe. Sessions include:
- Innovative teaching strategies suitable for all areas of physics
- Quantum physics: Wave-particle duality and the electron double-slit experiment
- GPS and relativity
- Dark matter as an application of uniform circular motion
- Measuring Planck's constant using simple electronic circuit.
EinsteinPlus dates for 2017 will be posted in December 2016. The workshop will take place at Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
NOTE: EinsteinPlus is only offered in English
WHAT COSTS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH ATTENDING EINSTEINPLUS?
The program fee is $300 (CDN) payable upon acceptance into the program. The fee is a small portion of the full program cost and supports activities, accommodations, and meals.
CANADIAN teachers accepted will have their round trip air fare, train, bus or mileage paid for by Perimeter Institute*. Ground transportation to and from the airport to Waterloo will also be provided by Perimeter Institute.
INTERNATIONAL teachers accepted from countries other than Canada must fund their own return airfare from their home country to Toronto Pearson International Airport and purchase appropriate travel/health insurance. Ground transportation to and from the airport to Waterloo will be provided by Perimeter Institute.
*Some restrictions may apply