Fun Facts about Mr. Shenkler

Fun Facts About:         

Mr. Shenkler

 
Background:
Science Teacher: Piscataway High School 2009 - present

Bridgewater-Raritan High School 2007-2009

Franklin High School 2004-2007

Master of Science Education: Rutgers University, 2004

Bachelor of Science: Ceramic Engineering Rutgers University, 1991.

Worked for eight years as a Product and Process Engineer, making fuel cells, superconductors, and dental porcelains.
 

Family:

Married,

2 Boys, Ages 22 & 18 

Home Address:  Undisclosed
 

Hobbies:

Cooking and music
 

Music

Concerts I saw this summer:  Bouncing Souls, the Menzingers, Social Distrotion

Favorite Group of All Time:  Rush!

Favorite Musical Styles: Rock (Classic and Alternative), Jazz, World (Brazil, Africa, Cubaare my favorites…), Classical, Reggae,
 

Favorite Web Sites:

Scienceman – www.scienceman.com/index.html

Incredibly Stupid Movie Physics – www.intuitor.com/moviephysics/

Fear of Physics! - www.fearofphysics.com

Bad Physics – www.badphysics.info/

The Physics of Baseball – www.npl.uiuc.edu/~a-nathan/pob/

Ultimate Guitar Tabs – www.ultimate-guitar.com
 

Favorite TV Shows:“Last Week Tonight”, “InkMaster”, “Stranger Things”.

 

Favorite Movies: “The Godfather”, “Bull Durham”
 

Favorite Sports Teams:

Baseball: NY Yankees

Football: NY Giants

Hockey: NJ Devils
 
Favorite Books  

“The Old Man and the Sea” – Ernest Hemingway

“To Kill A Mockingbird” – Harper Lee

“On The Road” – Jack Kerouac

“The Life of Pi” – Yann Martell

“The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists” – Gideon DeFoe
 
 
 

 

Places I travelled this summer: London and Scotland, New Orleans, Block Island

 

 
 

I hope to learn about some of your favorite things,

and I am looking forward to a great year with you!