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Physics Education Research Laboratory

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Meetings and Collaborations


Physics education research (PER) is a field of growing importance to physics departments across the United States. Government funding agencies, private corporations, and private foundations have given financial support to support research on the learning and teaching of physics.

Training in PER lends itself to a variety of career goals,

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Want to know more about our high school physics teacher collaboratives? Click here.

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Contact Information

Physics Education Research Laboratory
Department of Physics and Astronomy, 5709 Bennett Hall
Phone: 207.581.1033; 207.581.1030; 207.581.1237E-mail:;;
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469