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The Resource Albert Einstein and relativity for kids : his life and ideas with 21 activities and thought experiments, Jerome Pohlen

Albert Einstein and relativity for kids : his life and ideas with 21 activities and thought experiments, Jerome Pohlen

Label
Albert Einstein and relativity for kids : his life and ideas with 21 activities and thought experiments
Title
Albert Einstein and relativity for kids
Title remainder
his life and ideas with 21 activities and thought experiments
Statement of responsibility
Jerome Pohlen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Best known for his general theory of relativity and the famous equation linking mass and energy, E = mcp2s, Albert Einstein had a lasting impact on the world of science, the extent of which is illuminated--along with his fascinating life and unique personality--in this lively history. In addition to learning all about Einstein's important contributions to science, from proving the existence and size of atoms and launching the field of quantum mechanics to creating models of the universe that led to the discovery of black holes and the big bang theory, young physicists will participate in activities and thought experiments to bring his theories and ideas to life. Such activities include using dominoes to model a nuclear chain reaction, replicating the expanding universe in a microwave oven, creating blue skies and red sunsets in a soda bottle, and calculating the speed of light using a melted chocolate bar. Suggestions for further study, a time line, and sidebars on the work of other physicists of the day make this an incredibly accessible resource for inquisitive children"
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pohlen, Jerome
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 9 & up
  • Grade 4 to 6
LC call number
QC16.E5
LC item number
P64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Physicists
  • Relativity (Physics)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Albert Einstein and relativity for kids : his life and ideas with 21 activities and thought experiments, Jerome Pohlen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 117) and index
Contents
A curious and independent child: 1879-1901 -- The patent office and the miracle year: 1901-1909 -- Special relativity: 1905 -- The professor without socks: 1909-1919 -- General relativity: 1915 -- Fame and persecution: 1919-1933 -- America and the bomb: 1933-1945 -- Standing up for peace and human rights: 1945-1955
Control code
ocn785874251
Dimensions
22 x 28 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 126 pages
Isbn
9781613740286
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012021342
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)785874251
Label
Albert Einstein and relativity for kids : his life and ideas with 21 activities and thought experiments, Jerome Pohlen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 117) and index
Contents
A curious and independent child: 1879-1901 -- The patent office and the miracle year: 1901-1909 -- Special relativity: 1905 -- The professor without socks: 1909-1919 -- General relativity: 1915 -- Fame and persecution: 1919-1933 -- America and the bomb: 1933-1945 -- Standing up for peace and human rights: 1945-1955
Control code
ocn785874251
Dimensions
22 x 28 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 126 pages
Isbn
9781613740286
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012021342
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)785874251

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