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APS is a founding partner of the International Year of Light, a global initiative to raise awareness of how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges.
APS Celebrates the International Year of Light
Grants for Informing the PublicAPS 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. The grant process opens in the fall and new grant awards are announced in late spring.
Historic Physics Sites Initiative
Where Did It Happen? APS Marks the Spot
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.
See the sites and submit a nomination
- Physics Humor
- This Month in Physics History
- Why Study Physics?
- Forum on Outreach & Engaging the Public
- Forum on Physics & Society
- Committee on Informing the Public
A story-based activity that exposes middle school students to the fun and relevance of science. APS provides a free PhysicsQuest kit to registered 6-9th grade physical science classes, home school groups, science clubs, and after-school programs.
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