Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 4)

Albert Einstein’s birthday was a couple of weeks ago, but today we have a belated celebration. MinutePhysics has finally finished its series on Einstein’s “wonder year” discoveries of 1905. In the last video, we began learning about the Special Theory of Relativity. This time, we find out how that theory leads to the most famous … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 4)

Happy Birthday, Einstein!

March 14th is Pi Day, and it’s also Albert Einstein’s birthday. In honor of Einstein, MinutePhysics is posting a series of videos on his “wonder year” of 1905, when he published several papers that eventually earned him the Nobel Prize. More Einstein Videos Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 2) Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 3)

Happy Birthday, General Relativity

Don’t forget that Pi Day is also Albert Einstein’s birthday! And this year marks the 100th anniversary of his Theory of General Relativity. So Science Magazine has a special Einstein issue online, featuring this interactive comic: You may also enjoy: the Happy Birthday, Einstein! video series Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 2) Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part … Continue reading Happy Birthday, General Relativity

Unending Digits… Why Not Keep It Simple?

Unending digits … Why not keep it simple, like Twenty-two sevenths? —Luke Anderson Math Poetry Activity Encourage your students to make their own Pi Day haiku with these tips from Mr. L’s Math: Pi-ku Poetry – a Pi Day Activity Uniting Haiku, Pi, and Graphic Art And remember, Pi Day is also Albert Einstein’s birthday! … Continue reading Unending Digits… Why Not Keep It Simple?