Exciting 24 Physics Experiment until Christmas - Physics in Advent (PiA) from 1st Nov. 2020
"PiA – Physik im Advent" is an Advent calendar of a special kind: a physical Advent calendar. Behind every little door there is some education and fun. From "1st to 24th December 2020, small physical experiments that can be carried out with standard household materials will be presented every day as videos by Mr. Santa or Ms. Santa. Participants do the experiments and answer a question on the PiA website. On the following day, there will be a solution video and, if the answer is correct, a point.
At Christmas, all participants will receive individual certificates. Among the best participants, prizes will be raffled off in the categories of individual, school class or school, for which numerous donors have donated in cash or kind. In addition to iPods, books, and experimental kits, there will also be a trip to Dallas to watch NBA basketball games with Dirk Nowitzki. Anyone who registers at https://www.physics-in-advent.org can participate. Registration is free and opens on 1st November. Posters and flyers can be requested free of charge via the contact form on the PiA website.
„PiA – Physik im Advent" is aimed at children and young people aged between 11 and 18 years and will take place for the seventh time in 2019. Last year, a new record was set with 40,000 registered participants, 49 percent of whom were girls, and 1.7 million visitors overall. All parents, teachers, students or adults interested in physical phenomena are invited to participate. "PiA – Physics in Advent" is intended to awaken in all people the joy of experimenting on one's own and offer entertainment and learning at the same time. The calendar is available in German and English. The project is supported by numerous people from science, television or politics. Patron is the biophysicist and Nobel Prize winner Professor Erwin Neher. This year, for the first time, we also offer PiA news via the messenger Telegram via the channel „PhysicsInAdvent“.
Registration Link for PiA: HERE
University of Goettingen Press Release: HERE