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Adopt a Physicist

Connecting high school physics students to physics graduates in virtual discussions.

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The AAPT ComPADRE Digital Library is a network of free online resource collections supporting faculty, students, and teachers in Physics and Astronomy Education.

Each of our collections contain materials designed for a specific group or course. Browse below to find a collection right for you.

K-12 Physics

  • Physics Front
    Resources for K-12 physics teachers
  • OSP
    Open Source Physics
  • IVV
    Interactive Video Instruction
  • Physics to Go
    Fun physics images & articles
  • PSRC
    A broad collection of physical science resources

Faculty Resources

  • OSP
    Open Source Physics
  • PhysPort
    Supporting physics teaching with research-based resources
  • IVV
    Interactive Video Instruction
  • PER-Central
    Physics Education Research
  • PhysTEC
    Physics Teacher Education Coalition
  • PSRC
    Physical Sciences Resource Center

Higher Ed Courses


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