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Our next meeting will be on April 23, 2022.  It will be hosted at the James Madison University Physics building in Harrisonburg, VA. 

Starting time 9:15 - refreshments and socializing

10:00 a.m. - meeting, discuss fall at VAST, elect officers, etc
10:20- 11:15 Madison Accelerator Lab
11:30 -12:15 - Lunch
12:20- 1:10 Make and Take - monopolar motor
1:15-2:00 - Qubit by Qubit - the importance of quantum physics in HS
2:00-2:45 - Demo sessions


Please register for this FREE meeting on this google form.

Lunch will be provided.

Featuring a tour of the Madison Accelerator Lab, a Presentation by Qubit by Qubit about teaching our students quantum computing, as well as our traditional demonstration share sessions!


Since 1988, the Virginia Instructors has been collecting and creating physics teacher demos, labs, activities, worksheets and more. Check out our index. Check out our book on Roller Coaster Physics and so much more.

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Our next annual meeting will be Spring 2019.

Who is Welcome: Everyone is welcome to attended the meeting. Even if you are not a member of VIP.
Date: TBA (Usually in April on a weekend)
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Place: University of Virginia
Cost: There is no cost.


What/Who is "V.I.P.?"

"V-I-P" stands for the Virginia Instructors of Physics -and physical science. VIP is a less than non-profit organization sponsored by the University of Virginia. It is an organization for all levels of physics and physical science education in the state of Virginia. Its purpose is to end the isolation felt by so many high school physics and physical science teachers. (As many physics teachers are the only ones in their county.) This is done through the University of Virginia’s sponsorship of an annual meeting, an e-mail listserv a printed newsletter that comes once a year and support for the VAST through the sessions we present. Membership is free to all educators teaching in the state of Virginia.

Virginia Educators can join VIP for free.

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