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Fermi Questions

Division: Div C – High School

NC Essential Standards Alignment: Physics

Event Rules: See National Event Rules Manual

National Event Page:Here


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


The participants must bring writing utensils.  No other materials or resources are allowed.  


High score wins.

Event Resources:

Fermi Questions 2018 Coaches Clinic Presentation (2019 Rules)