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.

Physicist Registration for Fall 2014

Physicist registration is open until September 30. There are 29 spots left, so register now!

If you are a physicist that participated in a previous Adopt-a-Physicist program, you may login and register your existing account for the Fall 2014 program.

Teacher Registration

Teacher registration is now closed, but if you would still like to participate in this session please email your request to You can also sign up now to be notified when the Spring 2015 session starts!

Teachers registered for the Fall 2014 session may login here.

Fall 2014 Schedule

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.