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The Theory of Relativity Lesson for Kids

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Which of the following is true about the speed of light?

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1. Who developed the theories of general and special relativity?

2. What does the theory of general relativity say about planets in space-time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet will help you see what you know about the theory of relativity. Questions will focus on the concepts and applications of this theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • What is true about the speed of light
  • Who developed the theory of relativity
  • How time behaves for an object moving slowly through space

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the properties of the speed of light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who developed the theories of general and special relativity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the theory of general relativity says about planets in space-time

Additional Learning

Find out more about these theories in the lesson titled The Theory of Relativity Lesson for Kids. It will teach you things like:

  • What the theory of special relativity says about an object's motion
  • Examples of the theories in practice
  • Why general relativity is compared to a trampoline
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