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Ontario Association of

Physics Teachers

Welcome to the Ontario Association of Physics Teachers

We are a charitable organization whose mission is to advance the teaching of physics in the secondary schools, colleges, and universities of Ontario.

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The OAPT supports physics teaching in Ontario through: 

  • an annual conference that highlights the latest in teaching pedagogy and showcases the facilities of our host colleges and universities

  • an annual physics contest for grade 11 students

  • a newsletter featuring regular updates from our members covering demonstrations, pedagogy, book and movie reviews, and sample lessons

  • connecting teachers and building a community of learning through a host of events throughout the year

  • offering travel subsidies for teachers from Northern Ontario to attend our conference

Become a member

Help us improve physics teaching by joining the OAPT. Our modest membership fee helps us run the organization and support teachers across the province.

Join us


Individuals and organizations help us through their generous donations. These funds allow us to run our annual contest, subsidize the travel of teachers from Northern Ontario and provide support for our many events.Please consider how you or your organization could work with us to improve physics education in Ontario.

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