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 2020 Session is now open!
Sign up now if you are a teacher interested in participating in our Fall 2020 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 2020 session.
Physicist Registration will open on September 8. However, physicists may send us a note to receive an email when registration opens.
Fall 2020 Schedule
- Teacher Registration: Now - September 7 (or until full)
- Physicist Registration: September 8 - September 17 (or until full)
- Teachers adopt physicists: September 22 - October 1
- Discussion forums open: October 6 - October 24
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.