Virtual Photoelectric Effect Paper



Your task is to complete the experiment using the provided procedure. When you have finished, answer the analysis questions.

This is an inquiry-based activity. For this assignment, you do not need to submit a lab report. To complete this assessment, you only need to submit your answers to the analysis questions.


To determine the conditions necessary for electron emission, to calculate the energy of a release election, and to find any factors that determine the magnitude of kinetic energy.


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PhET Simulation: Photoelectric Effect