UO QuarkNet Workshop June 27-28, 2012,  Willamette Hall, University of Oregon (Directions)

Program Outline, links to talks or related sites:
(updated 29June2012)

Wed June 27
Thu June 28
8:00-9:00gather;  pastries, coffee, juice provided8:00-9:00  gather, eat, drink

Introductions; workshop plans/goals.
Ray Frey, talk: Brief introduction to elementary particles, particle detectors, and cloud chambers  [ pdf ,  3MB ]
9:00-9:45Kris Whelan, talk:  The QuarkNet program [ pptx , 1MB]
Start building cloud chambers, Wil 318
Here is the design we are using.
9:45 - noonEric Torrence, talk: "Status of Atlas and the LHC"  [pdf, 15MB]
noon-1:30lunchnoon -1:00lunch
1:30-3:30Jim Brau, talk: "Particles and Forces - Exploring the basis of our physical universe" (pdf, 40MB)1:00 - 2:00Spencer Chang, talk:: "Higgs" [ pdf , 1 MB]
3:30-4:00Ben Wright: UO cloud chamber demo2:00 - 3:30Discussion, all: "What good classroom projects I did in 2011-12 and my plans for 2012-13."
4:00 - 5:00Back to building cloud chambers
3:30 - 5:00Robert Schofield, tour of UO Accelerator Lab: Bug bits, leaf cutter ants, LIGO

Jim Brau (UO Physics faculty)
Spencer Chang (UO Physics faculty)
Beth Chruchill (teacher, Salem)
Ron Crawford (Bend HS)
Ray Frey (UO Physics faculty)
Jeff Garland (South Eugene HS)
Bob Green (Thurston HS, Springfield)
Art Liddle (Springfield HS)
Art Liddle (Springfield HS)
Alicia Ryan (teacher, Salem)
Robert Schofield (UO Physics)
Bob Sconce (Roseburg HS)
Rob Tinnell (North Salem HS)
Eric Torrence (UO Physics faculty)

Asher Tubman (South Eugene HS)
Kris Whelan (QuarkNet staff, UW)

Local staff/student help:

    Elaine Wigget, Ben Wright (demo room czar), Patrick Bryant (UO physics undergraduate)