# Theory of Relativity: Definition & Example

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### Who introduced the theory of relativity?

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### 2. How much energy is in one gram?

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It's hard to imagine travelling at the speed of light. The Theory of Relativity explains how objects behave as they approach this speed. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the concepts surrounding this theory, such as the mass-energy equivalence equation and its applications.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

• The developer of the Theory of Relativity
• The equation related to the theory
• How to apply the equation
• An example of the equation in action
• The way that mass is converted into energy

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Theory of Relativity
• Making connections - use understanding of the different ways that the equation associated with the theory can be seen in action
• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to do practice calculations
• Knowledge application - understand the way that mass and energy are directly related to each other

To learn more about Einstein's theory, review the accompanying lesson called Theory of Relativity: Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

• Know the constant of the speed of light
• Understand how objects appear to be shortened at high speeds
• Understand the difference between mass and weight
• Know what E, m and c stand for
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