Welcome to the Physics Instructional Resource Association (PIRA) Website.


Becoming a member of PIRA is easy.

Either print the form and mail it with a $10 (US) check to:

PIRA c/o David Sturm
274 French St

Bangor ME 04401


You can pay with a credit card or Paypal by using our secure PayPal Account.
Click on the link below and follow the instructions.

PayPal Account.

To help defray transaction costs, paying for membership online costs $11.

If you do pay online, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with the following information:

   Mailing Address:
   email address:
   Phone Number:
  Title: (e.g. Physics Teacher, Professor, etc.)
  Interests: (Demos, Labs, Pedagogy, etc.)

Your new membership includes:

  •     A copy our most recent PIRA Newsletter,
  •     A CD-ROM full of physics resources, and
  •     Online access to the Member's Area of the PIRA website which includes an electronic archive of all our Newsletters.