AAPT sponsors or participates in many special projects designed to enhance the teaching of physics and astronomy. Many projects are funded in part by the National Science Foundation, as well as by partner organizations such as the American Physical Society, the American Institute of Physics and the Society of Physics Students. Details of the projects with which AAPT is currently involved are located here.
- AAPT/AIP Master Teacher Policy Fellowship
- ALPhA's Laboratory Immersions
- Computational Modeling in Physics First with Bootstrap (CMP-B)
- Joint Task Force on Undergraduate Physics Programs (J-TUPP)
- National Task Force on Undergraduate Physics (NTFUP)
- NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team (NASA HEAT)
- Physics Teaching Education Coalition (PhysTEC)
- Physics Teaching Resource Agents (PTRA)
- Powerful Ideas in Physical Science (PIPS)
- Preparing Future Physics Faculty
- Project Kaleidoscope SISL
- ComPADRE Physics SISL
- SEES Program
- SPIN-UP.US Regional Workshops
- SPIN-UP - Texas Physics Consortium
- STEP UP (Supporting Teachers to Encourage the Pursuit of Undergraduate Physics)
If you are interested in developing a collaborative project please contact Beth Cunningham or Robert Hilborn.
For anyone considering submitting a proposal to NSF, Department of Education, etc., consult the AAPT Proposal Guidelines and complete the IT Project Form.