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  • The Big Bang Theory: The Big Bang Theory Intro

    Science → Chemistry → Origin of Elements
    Physics → Cosmology → Universal Expansion
    Science → Astronomy → Big Bang
    This intro song to The Big Bang Theory covers topics such as the origins of the universe, universal expansion, and the Big Bang. It is important to note that there are inaccuracies in this intro song, so it makes for good review, discussion, and/or an assignment (confirm or refute one of the claims).

  • The Big Bang Theory: How Hard Can It Be?

    Physics → Theoretical Physics → String Theory
    Sheldon tells Penny that he is still interested in String Theory because it is elegant. He gives a brief explanation of it and states that scientists have been working on it for decades.

  • The Big Bang Theory: Lifting a Heavy Package

    Physics → Simple Machines → Inclined Plane
    Sheldon and Leonard use the stairs as an inclined plane to decrease the force required to lift the package. This is a very clear illustration of what an inclined plane is and how it is used in our daily lives.

  • The Big Bang Theory: The Problem with Teleportation

    Science → Physics → Quantum Teleportation
    Sheldon states that teleportation would not act as a method of transportation; rather, it would destroy an individual in one location and recreate that same individual in another location.

  • The Big Bang Theory: Negative Reinforcement vs. Positive Punishment

    Science → Psychology → Operant Conditioning
    Sheldon, Leonard, Howard, and Raj use negative reinforcement and positive punishment to keep themselves focused on their work. It doesn't exactly work as planned.