Our World Is Relative


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Feiwel and Friends August 2019
Science Curriculum

Each of us sees the world from our own point of view. From where we stand we might believe we are really small. From where we stand someone else might look really big. Just because we see it a certain way doesn't make it true. Everything in the world is relative. Everything in the world has size or shape or speed or time or whatever in relation to something or someone else.

It's really important to learn to see the world through a lens that is wider than just our own point of view, our own learning, our own way of doing things.

This book is about Einstein's Theory of Relativity but even more it's about learning to see with more than one pair of eyes. It's about learning to see something in relation to all the other things around us. That takes awareness and practice.

32 pages              978-1250293688               Ages 4-8

Keywords:  physics, Einstein's Theory of Relativity, space, time, science, Read aloud to 4 year olds, 5 year olds, 6 year olds, 7 year olds, 8 year olds, how things work

Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com


A fun and engaging picture book from author Julia Sooy illustrator Molly Walsh explaining Einstein's theory of relativity.

Size, speed, weight, direction, distance We think of space and time as fixed and measurable.

But these measurements―our experience of space and time―they are relative.

Our world is relative.

With simple, engaging text and vibrant art imbued with light and movement, Our World Is Relative offers a child's-eye view of time, space, and the vast role that relativity plays in comprehending our world. It's an introduction to Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, perfect for any curious young scientist.--from the publisher

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