Happy birthday, Albert Einstein (March 14, 1879) , and Happy Pi Day to all!
See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
“Surfing the Net with Kids”
Albert Einstein Printable(** for Premium Members only)
Albert Einstein, known as one of the greatest scientists of all time, was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. The following sites explore his life and his work. I was struck by how accessible Einstein’s theories can be when explained with examples and illustrations.
American Institute of Physics: Einstein: Image and Impact
The American Institute of Physics site (my pick of the day) explores Einstein’s life through historical accounts, photographs and sound clips. The Brief Version (recommended for elementary students and anyone not wanting to read all one hundred pages of the Main Exhibit) can be traversed by following the Next Page link at the very bottom of each page. Clicking on any other links for more detail will take you into the Main Exhibit. To return to your tour through the Brief Version, use your browser’s back button, or start again at the home page.
BrainyQuote: Albert Einstein Quotes
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” While I might argue with Einstein’s first statement, I can’t agree more with his conclusion about the importance of effort. Want to understand relativity? Here’s Einstein’s short version: “Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.”
E = mc2 Explained
“Albert Einstein published his Special Theory of Relativity in 1905 and, in doing so, demonstrated that mass and energy are actually the same thing, with one a tightly compressed manifestation of the other. This mass-energy equivalence has had a major impact on all our lives, although how and why isn’t always obvious.” Take a walk through Einstein’s famous formula.
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Quote of the Week
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” ~~ Albert Einstein ~~ (March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955) was a German-born American theoretical physicist. Click the link to find more quotes about determination.
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