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E = mc^2

Students investigate Albert Einstein’s equation regarding energy and the speed of light.  In this algebra lesson, students explore nuclear fission and chain reactions through the use of a simulation conducted on the TI 83+ calculator.  The lesson provides opportunity for students to explore very large numbers in a real-world application.

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Grade
8th - 9th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
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Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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