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Virtual Physics Bowl XLVII - Saturday, March 27, 2021

The Physics Department at SDSU would like to invite you to Virtual Physics Bowl XLVII.   It is intended to be a fun, exciting, and rewarding experience.  There will be a team competition in the morning, and then an individual competition in the afternoon.  This is an opportunity to make learning physics fun.  The contestants experience the excitement of competition and meet other students.   This contest is now a popular event known statewide.  The level of questions is appropriate so that no one ever feels embarrassed for not knowing the proper answer, and with a little luck, his/her estimates and guesses might even score high enough to earn one of the prizes.  The competition puts the fun and fascination of physics out where everyone can enjoy it.
Questions will be based on topics such as basic mechanics, heat and thermodynamics, basic electricity, optics, famous physicists, etc.  Each team will answer questions posed by the quizmaster. Answers are scored according to accuracy, speed or perhaps both.  Each question has a point value, and the team with the highest score wins.

If you are interested in participating in the School Team Competition or the Individual Student Competition please contact us at: or  Deadline for registration is March 20, 2021.

South Dakota State University Department of Physics, Phone:  605-688-5428