Welcome to comPADRE! Resources for Physics and Astronomy Communities.

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Adopt a Physicist

Adopt-a-Physicist
Connecting high school physics students to physics graduates via online discussion forums.

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You can create your own customized multimedia unit for high school physics or physical science. Click here to see an example.

The ComPADRE Digital Library is An NSDL Pathway Sponsored in part by NSF grants DUE-0226129 and DUE-0532798.

The 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 community. Browse below to find a collection right for you.

For Students

For Teachers


For Faculty - General

  • OSP
    Open Source Physics
  • PER-Central
    Physics Education Research
  • PSRC
    Physical Sciences Resource Center
  • PhysTEC
    Physics Teacher Education Coalition
  • uCOMP
    Computational Physics

For Faculty - Courses


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