Public Engagement

Grab your curiosity and come on in!
Are you 5 years old? 105? Want to learn about physics or share physics with others? We have physics for you.
Why Study Physics?

PhysicsCentral: Learn How Your World Works

Communicating the excitement and importance of physics to everyone. Visit to find out:

  • How things work
  • Updates on physics in the news
  • Latest research


Introduce your middle school students to the fun of physics! Request a free PhysicsQuest kit to use with your science class, home school group, science club, or after-school program.


Grants for Informing the Public

APS awards several grants up to $10,000 to help develop new physics outreach activities. Projects can be geared toward K-12 audiences or the general public.

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APS Historic Sites

Each year, APS honors a select number of sites for their historical signficance to physics. Visit our directory of sites, and learn how you can nominate your favorite location.

See Historic Sites