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Grants for Informing the Public
APS Member Outreach Projects Encouraged
Application Deadline: January 11, 2013
APS annually awards several grants up to $10,000 to help APS members develop new physics outreach activities. Programs can be for traditional K-12 audiences or projects for engaging the public. Innovative ideas and new approaches are particularly encouraged. the grant process opens in the fall and new grant awards are announced in late spring.
Apply for an APS Outreach Grant
Summaries of 2013 Proposals
Summaries of 2012 Proposals
Summaries of 2011 Proposals
APS Historic Physics Sites Initiative
APS is identifying historic physics sites in the United States. Once a site is recognized for historic importance, a brass commemorative plaque is presented in an installation ceremony. You can see the sites and submit nominations online.
Historic Sites Initiative
How to Start and Run a Physics Outreach Program
The APS Outreach Guide provides ideas, opportunities, and “how-to” information for physics outreach programs.
APS Outreach Guide
Informing the Public
A New World View
A tribute to the World Year of Physics 2005, this artwork combines symbols of Einstein's contributions to physics and pictures of children to create a unique piece celebrating science.
Color Me Physics
This coloring book introduces children to some of the most famous characters in physics history. The book includes a coloring page and short description for Copernicus, Bouchet, Einstein, Goeppert-Mayer, and others.
Visit PhysicsCentral to find out how physics fits into your life. This site explains what’s going on in physics, includes profiles of people in physics, and answers your questions about how things work.