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Special Relativity Lesson for Kids: Facts & Examples

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What is an inertial frame of reference?

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1. Which statement about the speed of light is true?

2. How is speed calculated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of Albert Einstein's theory of special relativity. Answer questions on key points like an inertial frame of reference and a characteristic of the speed of light.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about:

  • The way speed is measured
  • Galileo's example of the fish and how it sees a falling ball
  • Definition of relativity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the theory of special relativity
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what relativity means
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about how speed is calculated and the way an inertial frame of reference works

Additional Learning

Learn more about this famous theory with the lesson titled Special Relativity Lesson for Kids: Facts & Examples. These topics will be addressed:

  • Analysis of what relativity is and how it works
  • Two rules for the theory of special relativity
  • The way time can be distorted
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