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.
Teacher Registration for the Fall 2017 Session is now open!
Sign up now if you are a teacher interested in participating in our Fall 2017 program. Space is limited, so register now!
If you are a teacher that participated in one of our past programs, login to register for the Fall 2017 session.
Physicist Registration will open on September 12. However, physicists may send us a note to receive an email when registration opens.
Fall 2017 Schedule
- Teacher Registration: Now - 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.