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 2018
Physicist registration is open until September 20. There are 16 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 2018 program.
Teacher registration is now closed. You can sign up now to be notified when the Fall 2019 session starts!
Teachers registered for the Fall 2018 session may login here.
Fall 2018 Schedule
- Physicist Registration: Now - September 20 (or until full)
- Teachers adopt physicists: September 25 - October 4
- Discussion forums open: October 9 - October 29
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.