Help students explore what it's really like to be a physicist.
Adopt-a-Physicist connects high school students with physics graduates via online message boards. In this supervised forum students and physicists can talk freely about careers, school, work, and family balance. Learn more.
Fall 2017 Schedule
- Teacher Registration: August 8 - September 11 (or until full)
- Physicist Registration: September 12 - September 21 (or until full)
- Teachers adopt physicists: September 26 - October 5
- Discussion forums open: October 10 - October 27
The Adopt-a-Physicist program is led by Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society, with aid from the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers. Technical support is provided by the ComPADRE Digital Library.