2012 Annual Report
2012 High School Physics Photo Contest
The High School Physics Photo Contest is open to high school students in grades
9-12 (or equivalent international grade level). Photos may be entered in one of
the categories described below, and are judged on the quality of the photo and the
accuracy of the physics in the explanation that accompanies the photograph. Out
of 1263 submissions, the 100 finalist photos were selected, displayed, and judged
during the 2012 Summer Meeting. For information on the following overall winners
of 2012, see
photos are those that involve everyday situations
that may demonstrate a variety of physics concepts. Any
spontaneous event is considered natural.
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photos are those that are set up to show a
particular physics concept or related set of concepts.
Contrived photos represent non-spontaneous events.