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Physics Olympics

Topics:Various
Audience:KS3; KS4
Activity:Competition
Author:David Morris, St Peter's School, York; York Partneship
Reference number:019

The Physics Olympics has six individual events, five of which are similar in style to a mini Egg Race and take about 30 minutes each; the sixth exercise is a nearest power of ten Fermi Quiz that is ongoing throughout the day. The day is primarily about measurement - the highest, the quickest, the closest, etc.