Students will learn what is meant by time dilation in relativity theory and how to solve relative time problems.
Works through an example using the time dilation formula.
Explains why there is time dilation for objects moving close to the speed of light.
Get a firm grasp on Einstein's theory of relativity and how this ties into time dilation by watching this video.
Determining the observed time interval in a fixed frame of reference using the equation t = t_0/√(1-v^(2)/c^(2) )
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Time Dilation.
This study guide gives an overview of special relativity and general relativity: a look at time dilation, length contraction, relativistic mass and kinetic energy, twins paradox, and spacetime.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Time Dilation.