AIP Physics Video Clip Contest
The contest is open to students and teachers in Victorian schools with a separate category for each. The video clip should demonstrate physics in action. Entrants must submit their video either as an email attachment or on a DVD. Videos must be in MP4 or Quicktime format, or a format suitable for video streaming. The video may not be longer than three minutes in length. In addition entrants must print out, complete, sign, and mail the Contest Rules and Entry Agreement. Failure to submit this form will invalidate the contest entry.
Both the email and the hard copy must contain a statement of 250 words or less explaining the physics in the video. The statement should have a title and must be written by the entrant. The video and the statement can be emailed to the AIP or sent to AIP Physics Video Contest, PO Box 3504, Richmond, 3121. Submitted videos will be displayed on this website as they are received.
Entries are limited to 10 per school each year.
$1000 will be available for each category.
Upon receipt each video will be placed on the AIP website. Videos will be accepted until the first day of Term 4. Videos will be evaluated on their suitability for instructional use.
Prize winning entry for 2010 Physics Video Clip Contest
A video by Marie Mutton, Bellarine Secondary College
Results for 2009 Physics Video Clip Contest
Cash prize for each of the following entries.
A video prepared by Barry Homewood, teacher at Braemar College. Two students, acting as Albert Einstein and his wife, explain how a mechanical model of Minkowski spacetime demonstrates time dlation and length contraction. A mov file. A DV Movie version is available.
A video prepared by Barry Homewood, teacher at Braemar College. A student on a bicycle rides from left to right moving his right arm up and down at a fixed rate. The narration uses this as an example of the different distances travelled by light in two different frames leading to time dilation as the speed of light is constant. A mov file. A DV Movie version is available.
Results of 2008 Physics Video Clip Contest
There was only one entry worthy of a cash prize.
Richard Korn, Year 10, Box Hill High School
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