MEASURING PLANCK'S CONSTANT

Planck’s constant (h = 6.63 x 10-34 Js) is a universal constant that lies at the heart of quantum physics. This resource centres around a laboratory activity in which students measure Planck’s constant using a simple electronic circuit. Suitable for grades 11 and 12.

Kit includes: 

Teacher’s Guide

Grades:

11-12

Curriculum Links:

Quantum nature of light, E = hf

Other Topics Covered:

  • What is a potentiometer?
  • What is an LED?

           

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