Scientists announced an important milestone in the summer of 2012 when physicists and the media declared that the Higgs boson particle, the "God" particle, has been discovered. Yet, what does that mean?
This TED Talks presentation from 2008 by eminent "rock star" physicist Brian Cox explains the work being done at the CERN supercollider, the role of the modern particle physicist and the elusive and illustrious Higgs particle. The viewing guide contains ten questions, a detailed answer guide, an extension activity and Common Core standards.
Key words: physics, Higgs boson particle, science, Large Hadron Collider, TED Talks, Common Core, higher order thinking questions, multimedia, Flipped Classroom