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In my physics class I have to give a 15 minute blackboard lecture on a topic in modern physics. I chose the uncertainty principle because I feel there is a tendency (at least at the undergrad level) to just accept what it is without proof or intuition. I would like to go into greater depth with this topic. The problem is I am having a hard time finding good resources. They are either too simple or too complicated. I don't mind the complexity of a proof but I don't want my lecture to be strictly proof orientated. I'm trying to strike a balance between proof and intuition.

Any suggestions folks?

Also, I am entertaining the idea of beginning by presentation with showing how movement/translation through conserved space can be expressed by a series expansion and in turn by a wave function and THEN go into the uncertainty principle but my knowledge is lacking in this area and I don't want to...bite off more than I can chew.

It should also be stated that the class has only had introductory physics prior to this class.

Thanks!

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# Uncertainty principle presentation

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