Teacher Notes: Introduction to relativity

IB Physics: Teacher Notes: Introduction to relativity

I always start with a bit of revision of kinematics and relative velocity. This leads into to the idea of frame of reference. I define this as a coordinate system covered in clocks. Students don"t like the "covered in clocks" bit but it"s important that they realise that to record the time of an event there must be a clock at the same position as the event.Galilean transforms are quite simple and the transformation of...


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