Ed Metzger in Close Encounters with Einstein
Explore the wonders of science, math, technology and engineering from the perspective of one of our world’s greatest thinkers, Albert Einstein. Ed Metzger has portrayed this genius since 1978 at major theaters throughout the country and has appeared in such films and television shows as “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Everybody Hates Chris” and “Dog Day Afternoon.” He is the only actor to have the Einstein family’s official endorsement. This interactive, stimulating and innovative performance will increase students’ ability to absorb abstract concepts. By following Einstein’s path to The Theory of Relativity, spark students’ imagination while nurturing scientific reasoning.
California Content Standards easily applied in your classroom:
- 8.SC.9: Scientific progress is made by asking meaningful questions and conducting careful investigations.
- 9-12.SC.EA.2. Earth-based and space-based astronomy reveal the structure, scale, and changes in stars, galaxies, and the universe over time.
- 9-12.SC.PH.2: The laws of conservation of energy and momentum provide a way to predict and describe the movement of objects.
LESSON PLAN IDEA: History, science, and technology are inextricably linked. Create one timeline which notes major historical events, scientific discoveries, and technological advancements. Discuss their relationships with one another.
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Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 9:30am
60 minutesStudy Guide PDF
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