Jonathan Hall

Jonathan Hall
Associate Teaching Professor, Physics
Office Phone
Office Location
122 Witkowski
PENN STATE BEHREND
1 PRISCHAK BUILDING
ERIE PA 16563
Biography

Teaching Specialties

  • Introductory Physics

Research

Research Interests

  • Physics Education
  • Instructional Labs

Funded Projects and Grants

  • Electromagnetic Levitation of a Metal Ring, Behrend Research Incentive Grant (BRIG), Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, $1,500, July 1992-July 1993.
Publications

More Smartphone Acceleration, The Physics Teacher - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2013

iBlack Box?, The Physics Teacher - May, 2012

Avoiding the Tragedy of the Commons: Applying the Lessons of Yellowstone to the Great Lakes, Stewardship of Public Lands: Politics and the Yellowstone Ecosystem - 2010
Collaborators: D. Blasko, Primary Author; R. Troester, Co-Author

Modeling Vehicle Rollover, The Physics Teacher - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2005
Collaborator: J. Magraw

Building a School Observatory, Mercury - 2003
Collaborators: R. Knacke, Primary Author; D. Williams, Co-Author

Forces on the Jumping Ring, The Physics Teacher - February, 1997

Why Do I Have to Know This? - 1995
Collaborators: W. Etling; E. Evans, Jr; P. Matthews

"Heat Engine" "Demonstration of Convection Currents" - 1991

Education

MA, Earth Sciences, West Chester University

BS, Physics, Physics education (dual degree), State University of New York at Albany