Resources for Physics Educators

CAP supports current and future physics teachers through programs, resources, professional development and professional recognition programs.

CAP provides educators with the latest information on physics research and applications, a network of educators across Canada to share and explore best practices and specialized workshops and resources to assist with curriculum planning and execution.

Special membership and conference rates are available for high-school/CEGEP and college teachers. Members teaching physics, at any level, are encouraged to join the CAP and the Division of Physics Education.

Rene and Jeff Vavasour’s physics backgrounds contribute to their rewarding and challenging careers as an MRI Researcher and video game developer

Laura-Isabelle Dion explains what an application scientist does, the exciting opportunities for travel and collaboration with her job, and her experiences as a female scientist.

Ken Iliadis applies his physics degree to forensic work in his career as an accident reconstruction expert with MEA Forensic Engineers and Scientists.

As a physicist, LeeAnn Janissen’s ability to recognize and analyze patterns in data equipped her for the capital markets, and her love of space inspired her art

Ask me anything: Joanne O’Meara – ‘there is nothing better than sharing your passion for science and seeing it ignite in someone else’

Joanne O’Meara is professor of physics at the University of Guelph in Canada and does outreach with children including segments on the TV show Daily Planet.