Woolf Presentations

Exciting Students to San Diego-area STEM Opportunities and Careers,” presentation by L. Woolf to Center for Excellence in Education STEM Teacher Roundtable on 2/21/17 at DeVry University, San Diego.  Video   

“What skills and knowledge are needed for a diverse set of careers and what’s the basis for these recommendations?,” L. Woolf presentation at the 2016 April meeting of the American Physical Society, Salt Lake City, UT, 4/16/16

“Mentoring Graduate Students for Their Likely Non-Academic Careers,” L. Woolf presentation to the Winter 2015 meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers, San Diego, CA 1/6/15

Physics in Industry: From Personal Story to National Perspective ; L. Woolf presentation for UCSD Physics Colloquium 4/10/14

“Preparing Graduate Students for Non-Academic Careers." L. Woolf presentation at the March 2014 meeting of the American Physical Society, Denver, CO 3/4/14

“Preparing Graduate Students for Non-Academic Careers." L. Woolf presentation to the Winter 2014 meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers, Orlando, FL, 1/6/14

“An Unexpected (and Colorful) Journey” L. Woolf Presentation to the Teacher Enrichment Program/Center for Excellence in Education/Bite of Science, 2/28/13, San Diego County Office of Education

Preparing Physics Graduate Students for Careers in Industry, a reading resource by L. Woolf for the Second Graduate Education in Physics Conference, 1/31/13- 2/1/2013, College Park MD

An Industrial Perspective On Improving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education: 1/12/12 talk by L. Woolf for the UCSD Extension Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Future of STEM Education; 5/3/11 talk by L. Woolf at the 2011 San Diego Science Alliance Partnership Awards

L. Woolf 4/29/11 Presentation at Student Career Panel, 2011 APS April Meeting

L. Woolf 3/22/11 opening remarks on the future of STEM education at the Celebrating 50 Years of Science panel discussion at the 2011 San Diego Science Festival

Conservation of Energy Aspects of General Atomics Posters; Presented at the
 National Defense Education Program, Conservation of Energy Workshop 8/6/10

“Physics Careers in Government Contracting: Defense and Energy,” L. Woolf presentation at the Tutorial on Physics Careers in Industry and Government , 2010 APS March Meeting, Portland, Oregon.

L. Woolf 1/17/08 workshop on “A Scientific Investigation of Science Instructional Materials: Color and Seasons” for San Diego Supercomputer Center TeacherTECH program

L. Woolf 3/24/07 "It's a Colorful Life" workshop for the SDSA BEWiSE Program

L. Woolf 10/21/06 "It's a Colorful Life" workshop presented at the 2006 California Science Teachers Association Meeting

L. Woolf 1/11/06 Presentation: You See it - But Do You Believe It? Multiple Representations and Misconceptions in Science Instructional Materials; North San Diego County High School Science Teacher Forum

“The Line of Resistance" PowerPoint Presentation to the March 2005 High School Teachers Day Program of the American Physical Society

L. Woolf October 10, 2004 presentation to the San Diego School District biology teachers: “How do scientists really do science”

L. Woolf August 24, 2004 presentation to the San Dieguito School District science teachers: “How do scientists really do science”

L. Woolf July 20, 2004 presentation to the San Diego Middle School Science Education Leadership Initiative (MSSELI): "How do scientists really do science"

“San Dieguito District Science In-Service Jan. 26, 2004: Seasons and Color Misconceptions"
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“It's a Colorful Life” Powerpoint Presentation to the MACAA FATE (Foundations in Art Theory and Education) Conference

“It's a Colorful Life” Powerpoint Presentation to the American Chemical Society

“It's a Colorful Life” Powerpoint Presentation to the May 2001 High School Teachers Day Program of the American Physical Society

Conflicting remarks from various sources regarding primary colors

“Presentation to San Dieguito teachers: Ascientist's perspective on
 education"