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Relativity

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Relativity

 


 

Agenda for Thursday March 20, 2008

 

8 am

Class Starts promptly.

Dr. Hair introduces special relativity, time dilation, the twins paradox and other relativity topics, including possible areas of research.

9 am

Students pick topics to research and explore them in books and on-line.

10:30

Check-in with teacher on research results

11-12

Lunch

12

Dessert and informal discussion with guest speaker, Ms. Walker

12:30

Guest speaker presentation

1 pm

Question and answer session with speaker

1:30

Students organize their research findings

2 pm

Students present what they learned about their topic

3 pm

Students and teachers head home with exciting new knowledge

 

Introductory Presentation

Relativity.ppt

 

Topic Pages

 

 

Sources and Links

 

Einsteinlight

"These multimedia modules give a brief overview of relativity"

http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/einsteinlight/

 

World Book at NASA

"World Book Encyclopedia and NASA are working together to provide World Book content to NASA Internet visitors."

http://www.nasa.gov/worldbook/index.html

 

Spacetime Wrinkles

"Part of a Multimedia Online Expo, 'Science for the Millennium,' a product of the Education and Outreach Group at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)."

http://archive.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Cyberia/NumRel/NumRelHome.html

 

HyperPhysics: Relativity

"an exploration environment for concepts in physics which employs concept maps and other linking strategies to facilitate smooth navigation."

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/hframe.html

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