The postulates for and the consequences of the theory of special relativity.
Determining the rest energy for an object using the equation E = m[o]c2
Recognizing how the perceived mass of an object changes as it approaches the speed of light
Determining the observed mass of an object in a fixed frame of reference using the equation m = m/√ (1-v^(2)/c^(2))
Reviews conceptual understanding of the general theory of relativity.
Practice Special Theory of Relativity questions
This is an activity for students to complete while reading the Concept: The Theory of Special Relativity
Learn about the twin paradox that results from Einstein's principals.
Discover why it is more difficult to synchronize clocks than you think.