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Fermi Questions

Division: Div C – High School

NC Essential Standards Alignment: Physics

Event Rules: NC Only Rules

Event Score Sheet: None

National Event Page:Here

Required Materials: There is no restriction on resources for this event.

Clarifications:

Description:

Teams provide answers to a fast-paced series of “Fermi Questions”; science-related questions that seek fast, rough estimates of a quantity, which is either difficult or impossible to measure directly.

Materials:

Students may use whatever resources they wish for this event.

Scoring:

High score wins.

Common Mistakes:

None

Recommendations:

None

Event Resources:

Fermi Questions 2018 Coaches Clinic Presentation (2019 Rules)

2018 Fermi Questions State Test

2018 Test Example

Media:

None