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TOPIC #19  :  PROJECT ARROW LEARNING ACTIVITY

Albert Einstein's Formula

CLICK HERE FOR THE FORMULA COMPARISON CHART

This equation, developed by Albert Einstein in 1905, changed the course of history for mankind.  Let's study it and try to understand just what the brilliant Einstein meant.


Let's learn about the man Albert Einstein.  Click Here for a biography and many fun things to do.


Click this Interactive Website by The Center of History of Physics for a history of and meaning of Einstein's great formula.  

PBS also provides a great PDF to describe the formula.  Click Here for the PBS Site.

Click Here for the special PBS activities on Einstein's formula.

Let's analyze the formula for a greater understanding:

1.  Being a formula, both sides of the equal sign are equal (the same).

2.  What does the E stand for? 

3.  What does the m stand for? 

4.  What does the c stand for? 

5.  What is the speed of light?  What can effect the speed of light?

6.  Complete the PBS Scavenger Hunt.  Click Here to get a copy.

7.  Let's work the equation with some variable values provided: Use the formula page (click the formula) to help find your answers.

8.  Complete the Formula Comparison (link given above)


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