I Want to be a Physicist
By Casey D.
What is a Physicist?
A physicist is a scientist who studies the physical properties of matter and how they relate and interact with each other. A physicist:
- Analyzes data
- Describes the data they detect
- Express the measurements they collect in mathematical terms.
- Conducts research
Who Needs the Services of Physicists?
People who need the services of physicists include:
- Other scientists, because physicists try to figure out a wide variety of things.
- Teachers, so that they can teach their students up-to-date information.
- The general public, so they can stay informed.
How Can We Find Out How a Day in the Life of a Physicist Looks Like?
We can shadow a physicist, write them a letter or an email, or watch a video online. An example of two events in a day for a physicist is using and applying math to solve problems, and to make decisions.
What is the Education Required For This Career?
They need a bachelors degree, a master's degree and a doctorate (PhD). Also, high-schoolers should take classes in science and math. Physicists, on average, make $117,040 a year.
Why Would Someone Want to be a Physicist?
Someone would want to be a physicist because they love science, math, technology and engineering, and also if they are inquisitive.
What is the Toughest Job Demand for this Field?
This job requires a lot of mathematical research, and that in my mind is the toughest job demand.