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#### Cost Effective Solar Cells

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let the sunshine in! Fourteen lessons comprise a unit study of solar energy, its advantages and disadvantages, and advancements in solar energy technology. Class members learn about principles of energy conversion, research how to make...
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#### Introduction to the Photovoltaic Effect

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Four engaging lessons introduce scholars to the photovoltaic effect, solar cells, and electricity. After learning related vocabulary, pupils watch a video to learn why silicon is often used as a photoelectric semiconductor and how solar...
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#### Crash Course: Physics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dr. Shini Somara narrates a 46-video Crash Course Physics course based on the 2016 AP Physics I and II curriculum. Topics covered include linear, circular, rotational, simple harmonic, 2D motion, derivatives, integrals, vectors, Newton’s...
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#### TeachEngineering: Using Nanoparticles to Detect, Treat and Protect from Skin Cancer

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young scientists take on the role of biomedical engineers as they accept the challenge of using nanoparticles to help detect, treat, and protect people from skin cancer. Researchers perform hands-on activities to become familiar with the...
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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 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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#### 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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#### 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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#### Light Quest

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Grab a partner and shed some light on light. A remote learning resource has scholars play a board game to answer trivia questions about light. They also read about how Einstein contributed to the understanding of light as both a wave and...
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#### Introduction to the Photovoltaic Effect

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let a video light the way to a better understanding of solar energy. Scholars first learn vocabulary terms related to the photovoltaic effect, solar cells, and electricity. They then watch a video to learn why silicon is often used as a...
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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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#### Chapter 7 Practice Problems

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this space science worksheet, 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 also determine...
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#### Photocells II: The Photoelectric Effect in Photocells

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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#### College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in AP® Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...
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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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#### 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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