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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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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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Balanced Assessment: Advanced High School Math Packet

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Nineteen resources make up the Balanced Assessment: Advanced High School Math Packet designed to test learners' knowledge in Algebra II, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus classes. To demonstrate their understanding of concepts related to these...
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Science 4 Inquiry: Middle School Earth Science Lessons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Science 4 Inquiry: Earth Science Collection includes 16 lessons designed for middle school. Scholars learn about layering through hands-on exploration of everyday materials and apply their findings to diagram the layers of the Earth,...
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Science 4 Inquiry: Middle School Earth Science Lessons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Science 4 Inquiry: Earth Science Collection includes 16 lessons designed for middle school. Scholars learn about layering through hands-on exploration of everyday materials and apply their findings to diagram the layers of the Earth,...
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Crash Course: Physics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dr. Shini Somara narrates a 46-video Crash Course Physics course based on the 2016 AP Physics I and II curriculum. Topics covered include linear, circular, rotational, simple harmonic, 2D motion, derivatives, integrals, vectors, Newton’s...
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Einstein and The Special Theory of Relativity

For Students 9th - 12th
Einstein's best-known work not only demonstrates that time itself is relative, but also shows how matter moves. An animated video illustrates the problem of motion, the concept of perspective, and the breakthrough idea that time is not a...
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Einstein's Relativity (4): Gravity and Acceleration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here it is, the fourth component true to Einstein's Theory of Relativity. The aspects of gravity and acceleration are presented as they relate to the theory of relativity. This video sums up how gravity, acceleration, time dilation, and...
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Einstein's Relativity (3): The Famous Equation E=mc2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Time dilates, contracts, is relative, and can travel? Yes, all these components of Einstein's Theory of Relativity have been validated in the scientific community through extensive experimentation. What have they learned? Discover...
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Relativity In 5 Minutes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Theory of Relativity in just five minutes? Yes, and it actually makes sense! A great video, with wonderful analogous examples describing Einstein's famous Theory of Relativity. Comprehensive visuals and narration make this perfect...
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Einstein's Relativity (2): Time Dilation-Slowing Down Clocks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does the EM stand for in terms of physics? Learners are introduced to the EM, Einstein's relativity, light years, and the speed of light in terms of relativity. Good examples and concrete visuals guide viewers through the complex...
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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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Evolution Primer #1: Isn't Evolution Just a Theory?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is a theory? Learners are primed for a lesson on theory, science, and the use of scientific evidence as it's used to prove evolution. This is a great video for elementary schoolers and can be used to introduce the concept of...
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What’s Wrong with the Big Bang Theory?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
A video highlights the contradictions in the Big Bang Theory and then discusses the need for a unifying theory of everything. Space Time presents an enlightening video as part of a larger series on Cosmology.
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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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GPS, Relativity, and Nuclear Detection

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When will we need to know Einstein's Theory of Relativity in real life? Every single time you use a cell phone, GPS, or watch satellite TV. When a satellite is sent into space without accounting for relativity, problems immediately arise...
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What’s the Difference Between a Scientific Law and Theory?

For Students 7th - 12th
Why does science need both laws and theories? What is the difference between scientific laws and scientific theories? One explains and one predicts. Discover which is which in this short video.
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Kinetic Theory and Phase Changes: Crash Course Physics #21

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Things get heated in a physics video on Kinetic Theory! The 21st lesson in a Crash Course playlist explains Kinetic Theory in relation to phase change. As the heat in a system changes, the motion of the particles also changes. The lesson...
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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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Relativity Isn't Relative

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discuss relativity as it relates to objects, science, and famous relativity theories. It offers ideas of why scientists don't use relative terms if they can avoid them. It even covers the concepts scientists once thought weren't relative...
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Group Theory 101: How to Play a Rubik’s Cube Like a Piano

For Students 9th - 10th
The strong connections between math and music are explored in this short video that uses group theory to visualize musical chords. Makes you wonder what Arthur Rubinstein would have thought of all this.
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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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An Introduction to Kenneth Waltz’s Theory of International Politics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Kenneth Waltz's 1979 book An Introduction of International Politics used game theory and rational calculation to discuss international relations. Learn more about the ways states rely on trust to interact with each other, and how large...
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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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