High School Physics Students

APS helps high school students understand the flexibility and possibilities of a physics career.

Finding Out About Physics

Why Study Physics?
Physics is the most basic and fundamental science—and it pays well. Find out the skills and careers a degree in physics offers you.

Becoming a Physicist
Learn about variety of jobs that use physics skills and how to prepare for them.

The PhysicsCentral website explains to high school students how physics fits into real life, from factoids and science explanations to profiles of people in physics.

Choosing Physics

"5 Myths About High School Physics"
Information on physics careers, college admissions, and physicist salaries.
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Why Physics?

Top 10 Reasons to Study Physics

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Take Physics

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