1. This small group activity is designed to help upper division undergraduate students realize the connection between special relativity and electromagnetism.
  2. Students work in groups and derive part of the Lorentz transformations for electromagnetism.
  3. The whole class wrap-up discussion feeds into a lecture summarizing the group work and details the behavior of electromagnetic fields in special relativity, thus allowing students to connect their understanding of electromagnetic fields to their previous work on length contraction.

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