Dr. Steven L. Shropshire, Associate Professor
ISU Department of Physics
Campus Box 8106
Pocatello, Idaho 83209
Phone: (208) 282-2212
FAX: (208) 282-4649
Office: 123D Physical Science
Dr. Shropshire came to ISU in the Fall of 1991 from Washington State University
where he received his Ph.D. in physics. He has taught introductory physics,
practicum in physical science, modern physics, theoretical mechanics, solid state, the Jr. and
Sr. physics labs, nuclear instrumentation and methods, mathematical methods for physics, statistical physics,
seminar in physics, graduate methods in theoretical physics, and graduate classical mechanics.
Dr. Shropshire's research interests are in physics education and
teacher training. He is a recognized expert in physics
demonstrations and demonstration safety.
Why Study Physics? and ISU Physics Overview,
presentations for the 2009 INL National Teachers Workshop "Nuclear
Technology Addressing WOldwide Energy Demands", July 12-17, Idaho
ISU Demonstration Roadshow and Teacher Workshops, an invited talk presented at the April Meeting of the American Physical Society in Denver, Colorado, May 3, 2009
AAPT/PTRA Center for Eastern Idaho,
a contributed talk presented at the Western Regional U.S. Department of
Education Math Science Partnership Meeting in San Francisco,
California, April 28, 2009
The Value and Use of Demonstrations, an invited talk presented at the Annual Meeting of the Northwest American Physical Society in Pocatello, Idaho, May 18, 2007.
Class Web Pages & Other Interests:
of Physics Demonstration Road Show
of Selected Publications
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