Revolutions in Science

Join Alice and Bob as they ask simple questions about our world that lead to three of the most profound revolutions in science: general relativity, quantum mechanics, and special relativity. Suitable for grades 9 through 12. This classroom resource was made possible by the generous support of the Cowan Foundation.

Watch the Alice & Bob Animations in this kit:

  1. What keeps us stuck to the Earth?
  2. How can atoms exist?
  3. Where does energy come from?

Kit includes: 

  • DVD of Three Animations
  • Teacher’s Guide


9 -12

Curriculum Links:

  • Nature of Science
  • Process of Scientific Modeling
  • Force and Acceleration
  • Weight
  • Gravity
  • Frames of Reference
  • Bohr-Rutherford Model of the Atom
  • Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom
  • Wav-Particle Duality
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Relative Motion
  • Time Dilation
  • Length Contraction
  • Energy
  • Inertia