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AAPT Video Contest
Author: Big Fat Prize
Category: >
Date: 05/15/2010 04:00
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Location: United States, Texas, Dallas
Address: Beverly T. Cannon,4220 Emerson Ave
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1 place: Awards

The video contest is open to any high school student or faculty member. Submitted videos should demonstrate physics in action. The video must have been taken by the submitting student or faculty member.

There are two categories: Faculty and Student.

Guidelines for a Better Video
Leave at least 15 seconds of lead tape before the video starts. In other words, do not start at the very beginning of the tape, as dubbing on to the master tape may lose the first 10 seconds of the video.

Check the contrast between any text and the background. Readability is crucial.

Do not let the background music overtake any voice-over messages. If we can’t hear the message, we will not understand the lesson.

Relating the physics lesson to a story line has been popular with the judges in the past.

Humor is good, and bad physics doesn’t “make the cut.”

Credits at the end of the video are useful but should not be very long.

Videos must be accompanied by a card with the author's name, home address, school, school address, school phone number, category (and instructor's name if applicable) printed on the card.

If more than one entry is on a tape, the label on the tape must indicate the number of entries and the students’ names. A separate card for each additional entry on the tape must accompany the tape.

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