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65 resources with the concept the theory of general relativity

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Astronomy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Space is the new frontier and astronomers boldly go where no humans have gone before. Guided by Einstein's theories, Kepler's Laws, and knowledgeable narrators, viewers of a 10-video collection explore the Universe and learn about...
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Minute Physics: Intro to Special Relativity Course

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Special relativity is a physical theory that explains the relationship between space and time. A collection of eight videos makes this complex—and at times confusing—concept a little easier to understand. Simple drawings illustrate each...
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How Special Relativity Makes Magnets Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Galileo established relativity, and Einstein developed the laws of special relativity to more fully explain physics. A brief video explains how special relativity relates to electromagnetism. Through simple illustrations, complex...
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Two Versions of Gravity: Newton and Einstein

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
We have all heard the debate about teaching both theories, but an innovative lesson takes the discussion to a new level. Scholars research and debate Newton's Law of Gravitation versus Einstein's General Theory of Relativity with...
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Einstein and His Times

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Scholars research and present on the historical happenings of 1919. After sharing their findings, pupils debate about how Congress dealt with the moral issues of the time. The evaluation asks learners to write a persuasive essay...
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How Fast are You Moving Right Now?

For Students 6th - 12th
Did you know that when you are sitting in your easy chair, you may be moving up to 1000 miles per hour depending on what part of the planet you are sitting on? Consider relative speed by watching this moving video. Boggle brains in your...
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First Image of a Black Hole!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have scholars ever wondered what a black hole looks like? See the first image of a massive black hole and learn about what a black hole is, how it forms, and how telescopes took images from around the world. The video then relates the...
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The Best Test of General Relativity (by 2 Misplaced Satellites)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An analysis of launched objects helps scholars understand general relativity in greater detail. These aren't just any launched objects, though! A video presentation describes the gravitation potential energy of satellites in orbit and...
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Does Time Exist?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The simple question What time is it? may not be so simple after all. Learn about the history of measuring time and the debate on if time even exists with a short video that considers both classical physics and quantum physics when...
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Relativity of Simultaneity — Special Relativity Chapter 4

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Special relativity relates how things appear when the observer moves. The fourth video in the series on Special Relativity uses multiple examples to demonstrate the principle. It describes the differences when the reference frames move...
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The Twins Paradox Hands-On Explanation — Special Relativity Chapter 8

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
The final video in a series on Special Relativity offers a new hands-on approach to solving the twins paradox developed by Paul Langevin over 100 years ago.
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Spacetime Intervals: Not EVERYTHING Is Relative — Special Relativity Chapter 7

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Special relativity proves that both length and time are relative—but, that's not the complete story. Scholars learn how both length and time have absolute values that don't vary with perspective. The seventh lesson in the eight-part...
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Relativistic Addition of Velocity — Special Relativity Chapter 6

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists know things can't travel faster than light speed, so how do scholars add together numbers close to light speed? The sixth video in the eight-part series on Special Relativity answers these questions and more. the narrator not...
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Length Contraction and Time Dilation — Special Relativity Chapter 5

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Special relativity provides rules for making time both shorter and longer simultaneously—and does the same for distances. This concept seems confusing, but with help from a spacetime globe and mathematical explanation, the concepts...
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Lorentz Transformations — Special Relativity Chapter 3

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Generally, Lorentz transformations require high level math skills, but conceptual understanding can slip just beyond the grasp of many. Using a story and graph about the time and motion of people and cats, viewers of a short video can...
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Why Is Relativity Hard? – Special Relativity Chapter 1

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
One of the most famous ideas in physics, special relativity, explains the speed of light, the space time continuum, and E=mc^2. Many scholars struggle with the hows and whys of this confusing concept. The first video in a series on...
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Black Hole Apocalypse | How to Detect Gravitational Waves

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The prediction of gravitational waves rocked the scientific world, but it was many years before researchers tested the theory. See how Rainer Weiss applied his knowledge of sound waves to solve this impressive physics problem in an...
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Black Hole Apocalypse | Gravity and Spacetime

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Astronauts on the ISS continuously fall in a curve thanks to gravity. A video describes the idea of falling along a curved path. Using computer animations, an apple demonstrates the warping of spacetime while the narrator explains the...
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The Sun's Center Is 39,000 Years Younger Than Its Surface

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the theory of relativity in relation to spacetime! An intriguing lesson explains the concept of spacetime and how time does not change at the same rate for everyone. As a lesson in a larger solar system playlist, the video...
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The Physics of Weightless Flight

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ever wonder what it's like to feel weightless? Hop aboard the Vomit Comet and find out! A video from a large physics playlist features the parabolic airplane flight used to simulate weightlessness. Young physicists discover how the...
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Why Is the Universe Flat?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can something as vast as the universe also be flat? Go beyond the Big Bang Theory using a video from an expansive physics playlist. Topics include the expansion and inflation of the universe, why opposite sides of the universe are...
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Special Relativity and the Twin Paradox

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Everyone knows that one twin is always older in a pair. But, could a twin be years older? A video from an extensive physics playlist explains Einstein's theory of special relativity. Topics include the speed of light, special versus...
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Why Do We Care about Gravitational Waves?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Advances in technology lead to advances in science. As part of a larger playlist on physics, the video presenter explains the history of the discovery of gravitational waves. Using these waves provides insight into many different...
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Have Gravitational Waves Been Discovered?!?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Einstein was right ... again? Introduce young physicists to the final piece in Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity through a video from PBS covering space time and measurement. Discover where gravitational waves come from, the...