Digital Media Concept: Einstein Demonstrations
Alabama Public Television Education

APT Education

Subscribe to APT Education:
PBS Learning Media
PBS Kids

Einstein Demonstrations

Video Segments for Einstein Demonstrations

1. Light Diffraction

Length: 3 Mins, 36 Secs

Light exhibits wave-like behavior, allowing diffraction like rainbows.

2. Photo-Electric Effect

Length: 2 Mins, 7 Secs

Light exhibits particle-like behavior, like the Photo-Electric Effect, allowing solar cells to work.

3. Photo-Electric Effect in Action

Length: 1 Min, 36 Secs

As part of the Photo-Electric Effect, electrons are separated from atoms to derive electric current.

4. General Relativity

Length: 1 Min, 54 Secs

Einsteinís Theory of general relativity relates gravity to the fabric of space-time, allowing light to bend as it passes near heavy things.

5. Speed of Light

Length: 2 Mins, 10 Secs

The speed of light is constant in a vacuum, making much of the world around us relative.

6. Color Mixing

Length: 1 Min, 52 Secs

What is light? How does it travel, and how fast can it go?

APT Education

Subscribe to APT Education:
PBS Learning Media
PBS Kids

Education Sponsors

  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Learning Adventures
  • Alabama Bicentennial Commission
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Alabama State Council on the Arts
  • American Graduate
    A program of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • The Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Jefferson County Cy Pres Fund
  • Malone Family Foundation
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • Sybil Smith Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Children's of Alabama
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting