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Focus on classes in astronomy and physics. Become involved in astronomy clubs at your school, and also investigate astronomy groups in your community. Many major cities have planetariums that offer programs and lectures. Check with a local university for any astronomy or physics special events it may offer to the public. Talk to astrophysicists about their careers. Ask your science teacher or a school counselor to help arrange an information interview. Visit Physics Central ( for more information on the exciting world of physics.

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