Education Resources

Tools and resources for students and teachers to explore physics education and career options.

APS supports physics education for everyone and provides physics educators with the tools they need to inspire their students.

If you're curious about a career in physics, there's a lot to explore before college.

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There are a lot of misconceptions about taking physics in high school — here are the facts.

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Physics teaches foundational lessons about the natural world with useful applications for many careers.

Plan for success by seeking out research opportunities and building connections while you're an undergrad.

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Physicists To-Go connects scientists and educators to bring the wonders of physics to K-12 and college classrooms worldwide.

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Introduce students to current physics topics through hands-on activities.

Collaborative education initiatives

Discover additional education resources that can bolster your physics program.

The EP3 Guide, created through partnership between APS and the American Association of Physics Teachers, contains actionable practices and resources to support a thriving physics department.

PhysPort is a website from our partner the American Association of Physics Teachers that provides research-based resources for teaching physics.

A worldwide community of teachers, researchers, and professional societies working to inspire young women to pursue physics in college.


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Our K-12 initiatives provide resources to help educators engage students and foster a passion for physics.

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Discover which demographics groups have earned physics degrees at different education levels over time.

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We support physics departments, faculty, and K-12 teachers in preparing the next generation of physics students and physicists.

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APS supports physicists and other scientists from the beginning of their education to every stage of their careers.

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