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 is now full
Physicist Registration is now closed as our physicist spots filled up quickly. However, you can sign up now to be notified when the Fall 2018 session starts!
Physicists registered for the Fall 2017 session may login here.
Teacher registration is now closed, but if you would still like to participate in this session please email your request to email@example.com. You can also sign up now to be notified when the Fall 2018 session starts!
Teachers registered for the Fall 2017 session may login here.
Fall 2017 Schedule
- Physicist Registration: Now - 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.