Did It Take Creativity to Find Relativity, Albert Einstein?

Did It Take Creativity to Find Relativity, Albert Einstein?

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Did It Take Creativity to Find Relativity, Albert Einstein? by Melvin Berger, Brandon Dorman, Gilda Berger


A friendly writing style, attractive design, and rigorous standards for research will make this the perfect introduction to Albert Einstein for younger readers.

From being a mediocre high school student in Germany to becoming a world-renowned physicist living in Princeton, N.J., the life and work of Albert Einstein is clearly explained in a question-and-answer format for younger readers. The combination of easy-to-read text, large photographs and illustrations, and simple experiments, clearly explain Einstein's scientific work, such as the "Theory of Relativity."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439833844
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2007
Series: Scholastic Science Supergiants Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,394,467
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 760L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author


Melvin and Gilda Berger are the authors of more than two hundred books for children. Their books have recieved awards from the National Science Teachers Association, the Library of Congress, and the New York Public Library. The Bergers live in New York.

Melvin and Gilda Berger are the authors of more than two hundred books for children. Their books have recieved awards from the National Science Teachers Association, the Library of Congress, and the New York Public Library. The Bergers live in New York.

Table of Contents


Who was Albert Einstein?     5
When was Einstein born?     6
When did Albert start to speak?     8
What happened when Albert was five years old?     11
What else influenced his life?     12
When did Albert start school?     14
Why did Albert switch schools?     17
Where did Einstein finish high school?     18
When did Einstein graduate college?     20
What important event happened in 1905?     23
What is the most famous equation in the world?     24
What did Einstein discover about light?     26
Try it out!
Experiment #1     28
Experiment #2     29
How could scientists test Einstein's theory?     31
Did the theory of relativity make Einstein famous?     32
Was Einstein happy in Germany?     34
Did Einstein marry again?     37
What theory did Einstein start working on in the 1920s?     38
What happened when Einstein went back to Germany?     40
How did Einstein help end World War II?     43
How do we remember Einstein?     45
Einstein time line     46
Index     48

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