Jack Netland is a retired physics teacher who taught at Maple Grove Senior High. Jack was one of three finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Education for the State of Minnesota in 1994 and 1995. He was a Minnesota Chamber Foundation Award Winner in 1987 and was President of the Minnesota Science Teachers Association 1992. He was a regular performer on Newton's Apple television show, 1984 to 1997. He is an original member of the Physics Force. He and Hank Ryan perform many shows at elementary and middle schools each year.