The XII International Young Physicists’ Tournament

11/5/99


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The XII International Young Physicists’ Tournament

Hugh Haskell

History of the Tournament

How did we get involved?

How did we get involved?

The Team

The Team

The Team

Problems

Problems

Problems

Sample Problems

Sample Problems

Sample Problems

Sample Problems

Apparatus used by the Hungarian Team

Sample Problems

Sample Problems

Preparation

Gymnasium BG•BRG & BORG•22 site of the preliminary rounds

Physics Fights

The Challenge

The Challenge

Physics Fights

Australians listen to US presentation

Physics Fights

Swedish Team presents singing glasses

Physics Fights

A Jury Panel at the preliminaries

Palais Eschenbach, site of semi-final and final rounds

Semi-Final Round

Ballroom in Palais Eschenbach, site of final round

Part of final round jury panel

Spectators at the finals

The final round

Prof. Gunnar Tibell, Pres. International Organizing Committee

Prof. Romano Rupp, chair of local organizing committee

Ron Edge, earning his keep

Is it Worthwhile?

Is it Worthwhile?

Is it Worthwhile?

How to choose a team

How to choose a team

How to choose a team

What skills are needed?

How to prepare

How to prepare

How to prepare

How to prepare

What makes a good presentation?

How to finance the trip

How to finance the trip

How to finance the trip

Concerns

Summary

Summary

Summary

The spirit of the IYPT US and Australian Teams

This is something the United States needs to be involved in on a permanent basis, just as we are with the IPhO

IYPT Websites

Author: Hugh Haskell

Email: haskell@academic.ncssm.edu