University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Quarknet at Work

QuarkNet participant
QuarkNet participant, Karina Houle - Physics teacher at Centennial High School, with one of the non physicist residents of the Soudan Laboratory.

Topics to be considered

  • Particle physics in general
  • QuarkNet goals
  • Standard Model
  • Current topics in particle physics
  • Current experiments in particle physics
  • U of M particle physics research
  • Pedagogy and particle physics
  • e-labs
  • Cosmic Ray muon detectors
  • Possible trip to MINOS
  • Possible trip to Fermilab
QuarkNet participant on Bed of Nails
QuarkNet participant, Scott Shaffer - Physics teacher at Andover High School , checks out a bed of nails physics demonstration.