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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Photoelectric Effect

For Students 10th - 12th
As the title implies, here is a collection of typical photoelectric effect problems that physics learners need to be able to solve. They determine the amount of energy of a photon, the photons produced per second, the frequency required...
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The Photoelectric Effect

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After some online instruction, chemistry aces use their creative abilities to produce a poster describing the photoelectric effect and one type of imaging technology that uses electromagnetic radiation. This simple, straightforward...
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The Photoelectric Effect

For Students 9th - 12th
A single-page worksheet describes the photoelectric effect of metals exposed to light. The kinetic energy equation is given, and physicists learn how to use it for problem solving. Compact in content, this can be used as a homework...
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The Photoelectric Effect in Photocells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Illuminate your physics class with this examination of a photovoltaic cell. Teach the structure and operation of the device using a diagram. Then make a human-powered, larger-than-life sized model of a PV cell. Learners become electrons...
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Photoelectric Effect

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can you remove electrons from metal without touching it? The simulation uses light to prove this happens regularly. By recreating the famous photoelectric effect experiment, scholars learn to predict and describe how altering each...
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Photoelectric Effect-Tennis Ball

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Different light has different energy! An informative video describes the photoelectric effect by describing the result of different wavelengths of light hitting metal. The instructor describes the threshold of releasing electrons as a...
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Photocells II: The Photoelectric Effect in Photocells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's not easy to find fabulous physics lesson plans, but School Power Naturally has put together a series of them. In this particular lesson, high schoolers learn about the structure and functioning of photovoltaic cells. They construct...
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The Who's Who of Quantum Physics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This wonderful recap of powerful figures in scientific history includes pictures, important dates, and the information about their inventions or impact. Atomic structure and the photoelectric effect are introduced. The first slide gives...
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Light and Quantum

For Students 9th - 12th
This is a stellar overview of everything light and quantum! There are 30 multiple choice questions, none of them requiring any mathematical computation. There are a few diagrams to analyze: light rays striking reflective and refractive...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Atomic Spectra

For Students 9th - 12th
Seven practice problems are presented to physics pros in this assignment. Given the wavelengths, they perform computations for emission spectra. This brief worksheet makes an appropriate pop quiz.
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Quantum Mechanics—Part 1: Crash Course Physics #43

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can light be both a particle and a wave? With characteristics of each, the idea of light can be confusing. A lesson in the Crash Course physics series introduces scholars to quantum mechanics and how scientists use it to understand...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You could call this five presentations rolled into one resource! The first topic of concern is the characteristics of electromagnetic waves.The electromagnetic spectrum is examined next, followed by the behavior of light. Several slides...
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Photocells II: The Photoelectric Effect in Photocells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the principles of atomic structure that underlie the operation of a photovoltaic cell and explains how they apply to a photovoltaic cell's operation. An area of the classroom is staked off to represent a photovoltaic...
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Chapter 7 Practice Problems

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this space science instructional activity, students identify ultraviolet beams and what occurs when the frequency is doubled. They identify how long it would take to send a radio message from a space probe of Mars to earth. Students...
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Honors Chemistry I

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this honor chemistry I worksheet, learners use all available resources to answer each question given. Students apply their knowledge of light, quantum theory of light, Bohr's model, photoelectric theory.
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Physics E3 Project Instructional Plan

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders design and build their own solar cars. In this physics lesson plan, 11th graders explain the photoelectric effect. They discuss the pros and cons of using solar power as an energy source.
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Physics and the Quantum Mechanical Model

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics worksheet, students review vocabulary terms and key equations associated with the quantum mechanical model. Students apply the quantum theory to explain the photoelectric effect. This worksheet has 5 true or false, 12...
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Photoelectrons

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
How much energy does it take for an electron jump from chromium metal? Using a formula, the instructor describes the procedure for determining the wavelength of light needed for a specific metal to eject electrons. 
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Electromagnetic Radiation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How can nanoparticles be used in the battle against skin cancer. Class members take on the question as they gather information about electromagnetic radiation, specifically ultraviolet radiation. Pupils learn about the mathematical...
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Introduction to Hydrogen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every region has a renewable resource that can be used to make hydrogen. But, what is hydrogen and why can it be used as an energy source? Find out with a presentation that answers these questions and then discusses where hydrogen is...
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What's the Difference Between Blue Light and Red Light?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Finally, an electromagnetic spectrum lab that will get glowing reviews from your class! Explore the nature of light using red and blue LED sources and fantastic phosphorescent paper. Young scientists compare the effects of blue light...
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Photoelectric Devices

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders view a teacher-made PowerPoint presentation on how photoelectric devices work, and then they answer FCAT-like questions on the material presented. They answer questions about what they viewed in an assignment imbedded in...
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Electric Energy from Heat

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study the conservation of energy, the Peltier effect and thermoelectricity.  In this energy lesson plan students complete a lab activity to understand the conservation of energy. 
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Quantum Physics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss the mass-energy relationship based on Einstein's work. They calculate the energy released in various scenerios and sketch diagrams for the Lyman, Balmer and Pfund Series. In groups, they discuss the role of photons and...

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