EVERYDAY EINSTEIN: GPS & RELATIVITY

What do Einstein and GPS have in common? Find out in the first Perimeter Inspirations module highlighting the power and relevance of one of humanity's greatest intellectual achievements. "Everyday Einstein" is an educational resource that includes a five-minute video and an accompanying teacher’s guide. Suitable for grades 9 through 12.

Kit includes: 

  • DVD Movie (5 Minutes)
  • Teacher’s Guide

Grades:

9 -12

Curriculum Links:

Intermediate Science (Grades 9 & 10):

  • Process of science and innovation
  • Science and society
  • Science and Numbers
  • Space

Senior Physics:

  • Uniform circular motion
  • Universal gravitation
  • Momentum and energy
  • Special relativity
  • General Relativity
  • Measurement
  • Frames of reference
  • Kinematics

Other Topics Covered:

  • What is the Global Positioning System?
  • How Does the GPS Work?
  • Special Relativity and the GPS