Albert Einstein Teacher Resources
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Eyeing the Next Einstein
Students complete a KWL chart on Albert Einstein. After they read an article, they discover more about his iconic status and how future scientists view him. In groups, they create trading cards about Einstein and another scientist of interest to them and write a job description looking for the next Einstein.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Einstein's Message to FDR
Learners read a letter from Albert Einstein to FDR. This letter contains blanks, learners must look up each of the twelve words, define them, and then use then to complete Einstein's letter. When they are finished they can read a note that began the infamous Manhattan Project.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Einstein's Relativity (4): Gravity and Acceleration
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 length contraction work together with the curve of space-time to describe gravity and the speed of light.
6 mins 9th - 12th Science
Einstein's Relativity (3): The Famous Equation E=mc2
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 space-time, the speed of time and light, and the concept of length contraction.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science
Time Travel: Einstein's Big Idea (Theory of Relativity)
Is time-travel possible? Einstein thought it was! Explore how time changes, how it works in terms of physics, and how it is linked to space to create space-time. This is a great video that explains the concept of light speed and time in a way learners in grades 8-12 will be able to understand.
4 mins 7th - 12th Science
Einstein's Relativity (2): Time Dilation-Slowing Down Clocks
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 notion of time dilation and relativity.
9 mins 9th - 12th Science
Man of the Century
Pupils research well-known and lesser-known facts about Albert Einstein. They organize their information and write a report on Einstein's life, work, and philosophies. Students create colorful bas-relief mask images to honor Einstein's contributions.
K - 12th English Language Arts
Einstein's Relativity: Basics and Impact In Our Everyday Lives
I wish they had videos like this when I was in high school! Comprehensive, interesting, and visually stimulating, this video is sure to give your class what they need to start a unit on Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Several concrete everyday examples of relativity make this a relevant concept learners are sure to understand.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science
Beyond Einstein: Part I
Part one of this short two-part series begins with a review of Einstein's theories and what they mean to the world as we know it. This clip delves into the "Beyond Einstein" program which NASA created to further Einstein's theories. This program uses theory, technology, and definitive scientific evidence to better understand the universe.
8 mins 9th - 12th Science
Einstein's Big Idea
Students investigate the concept of the Einstein's Theory of Relativity while conducting research using the internet and following the outline of the objectives to guide the information search. The instructional activity includes background information for the teacher to use.
9th - 12th Science
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Albert Einstein and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts