Students investigate the concept of time travel and quantum physics. They complete a Webquest, read excerpts from the book, 'The Time Machine,' play an online time traveler game, and read and evaluate newspaper articles about time.
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Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
3 Simple Ways to Time Travel (& 3 Complicated Ones)
Did you know that you are already a time traveler? The relationships among time, space, and gravity are explained in this featurette. Also, the possibilities of building a time machine are explored. Where you probably aren't spending a...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science
Is Time Travel Possible?
What flies faster than the speed of light? A time traveler! This video explains the time-speed-distance relationship, time dilation, and the theoretical possibilities of time travel in a way that is super engaging. Along with the video,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science