2-7 June 2019
Simon Fraser University
America/Vancouver timezone
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9 - Game of Hadrons

4 Jun 2019, 16:45
2m
SWH 9082 + AQ South-East Corner / coin sud-est (Simon Fraser University)

SWH 9082 + AQ South-East Corner / coin sud-est

Simon Fraser University

Poster (Non-Student) / Affiche (Non-étudiant(e)) Physics Education / Enseignement de la physique (DPE-DEP) DPE Poster Session & Student Poster Competition Finals (5) | Session d'affiches DEP et finales du concours d'affiches étudiantes (5)

Speaker

Kevin Douglas (Okanagan College)

Description

In an effort to help students learn about the internal composition of various mesons and baryons, a simple game has been developed, inspired by the Eightfold Way organizational ideas of Murray Gell-Mann. In the game, two diagrams of mesons and two diagrams of baryons are created, with charge and strangeness as the principle axes. Students draw from four colour-coded sets of cards - each colour corresponds to one of the diagrams. Based on the particle symbol and quark/antiquark arrangements on the card, the student must place the particle in the correct position on the appropriate diagram.

Primary author

Kevin Douglas (Okanagan College)

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