Physics Olympics

31st Annual Eastern Massachusetts Physics Olympics is coming

Saturday April 8th, 2017

St. John’s Preparatory School

“It’s Physics Phun for Everyone!”

8:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Directions to St. John’s

Two fun Build-Ahead Events: physics-video-event, pasta-mobile-design-final

Four “Practice-Ahead Events”: Physics Bowl 1 (paper and pencil physics trivia, fermi questions, measurements), Physics Bowl 2 (quiz bowl buzz in type event), Rubber Band Launched Gliders, laser_shoot_challenge

Three “Surprise Events” are general physics knowledge, solar engineering, and projectiles!

A fee, $60 per school, will cover the cost of three pizzas per school, drinks and trophies. Suggested Maximum Team size 8.

Click here for the list of teams competing in the Olympics.


More questions? Contact Gary Garber at
If you are interested please send this form in RIGHT AWAY.

Note:    All coaches who enter a team will be expected to attend at least one planning meeting and help with an event. If you’d like to give your preference for which event you’d like to do, please let us know.
____Yes I am interested!! Here is our registration fee.

School ________________________
Teacher Name(s)  _______________________      ___________________________
Mailing Address ____________________________________ (is this home or school?)
Phone number of cell that will be with you as you’re driving to event:  ________________

E-Mail _______________________________________

# of expected team members ________

Send to: Michael Krieger, Wellesley High School, 50 Rice St., Wellesley, 02481
Make checks payable to Physics Olympics    Please, no purchase orders.