Einstein's Miracle Year

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Why was Albert Einstein initially labeled as a "failed" academic, and what events occurred in 1905 that constituted a major turning point for this great scientist? Review Einstein's major theories regarding relativity, light particles, and the atom, through this fun cartoon animation video.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Split your class up into four groups according to the four papers published by Einstein in 1905, and have them conduct research on each proposed theory. Then, each group can provide a more in-depth look on the principles and present their research to the class
Classroom Considerations

  • This video could serve as an introduction to or summary of Einstein's major theories, rather than a comprehensive, stand-alone lesson

  • Great graphics and animations
  • Design your own custom online assessment and additional resources through the TedEd website

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