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157 resources with the concept resistance

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Ohm's Law: Getting There Hands On

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scientists inductively derive Ohm's Law of voltage, resistance, and current by creating series and parallel circuits with 9-volt batteries and light bulbs. A week's worth of experiments, observation, and hands-on activities are...
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Electric Current

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Necessary vocabulary for exploring electric current is detailed in these slides. Circuits, voltage, wet and dry cell and batteries are defined, making this a great overview on the subject. It could also serve as a complement to a lesson,...
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Electric Charges and Current

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Resistance is not futile, it is voltage divided by current. The presentation goes in depth covering electric charges, conductors, insulators, electric fields, static charges, and circuits. The lesson is the 12th in a series of 26.
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Short Circuit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Though not commonly searched for, this is a vivid demonstration of how a fuse can be blown, or rather, how resistance works in an electric circuit. You will basically set up a circuit with no lights or bells or motors, allowing the wire...
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Battery Workshop

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the workings and parts of a battery-operated circuit. Pairs of pupils use lemons to make batteries and measure voltage and current with a multimeter. An accompanying worksheet is used for recording values and...
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Therapeutic Drugs Expert Group

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this medical worksheet, students gather in-depth information on how well therapeutic drugs can effectively prevent the spread of disease. They explore three stations and give examples where therapeutics have been used successfully and...
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Made to Sail

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars use simple materials to make model sailboats which must stay upright and sail straight in a testing tank.
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Ohm's Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If your future physicists know how to construct simple circuits, include resistors, and use a multi-meter to measure voltage, then you might employ this lesson plan on Ohm's law. Each lab group investigates the relationships among...
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Wow You Can See Right Through Me!!!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Glass comes into focus through these three activities. In the first, junior scientists actually make Borax glass. This activity would be useful when examining physical and chemical changes. The second activity involves glass blowing a...
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Fall 2004 Midterm Exam #1, Parts A & B

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
First year physics learners show what they know about electric potential, circuits, power, current, and voltage on this midterm exam. It consists of a multiple choice section, some true or false questions, and two multi-step problems to...
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Electricity

For Students 7th - 9th
In this science instructional activity, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle on electricity. They identify a simple device that generates electricity and a substance that allows electrons...
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PHYSICS LESSONS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the concept of electricity, what an electric current is and its relationship between voltage and resistance.In this electrical activity students solve problems using Ohm's law, and research alternative sources of electricity.
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Kirchhoff's Laws

For Students 8th - 12th
For this circuit worksheet students study electronic circuits and how they get power. Students determine polarity and magnitude and work with Kirchoffs laws to answer 48 questions regarding circuits.  Answers are revealed when selected.
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Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this electric circuit worksheet, students use Algebraic equations to manipulate the electrical resistance of a conductor. The answer a series of 19 open-ended questions. This worksheet is printable and the answers are revealed online.
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Ohm's Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how adding batteries affect voltage and current. In this physics lesson, students construct a graph of voltage versus current. They analyze their results and explain the relationship among voltage, current and...
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Magnetic Units of Measurement

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this magnetic circuits worksheet, students answer 16 questions about magnetic flux, resistance, voltage, current, and reluctance.
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Current Divider Circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this circuits worksheet, students answer ten questions about current divider circuits, the resistance in them, the currents in resistors of parallel circuits and they design, build and mathematically analyze a circuit.  
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Parallel DC Circuits

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this circuits worksheet, students answer 24 questions about parallel DC circuits including finding the current drawn by resistors, the total resistance, and the voltage impressed across each resistor in the circuit. Students also...
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DC Bridge Circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this circuits worksheet, students answer 19 questions about DC bridge circuits, they mathematically analyze a circuit they design, they calculate output voltages in given circuits and they analyze schematics of strain gauge circuits...
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Series-Parallel Combination AC circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this AC circuits worksheet, learners answer 26 questions about series-parallel combined circuits,. They find capacitance, resistance, total impedance, the output voltage and they complete schematics of the circuits.
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Basic Ohmmeter Use

For Students 10th - 12th
In this ohmmeter worksheet, students are given ten questions about circuits and and the resistance in those circuits. They explain how an ohmmeter is used and answer questions about different wire systems and their resistance.
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Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

For Students 9th - 12th
In this resistance worksheet, learners solve 10 problems about the changes in resistance as the temperature changes in resistors.
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Potentiometers

For Students 10th - 12th
In this potentiometer worksheet, students design and construct a circuit and then mathematically analyze their work. They answer 18 questions about potentiometers and their function.
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Inductors

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this inductors worksheet, students solve 11 problems using calculus in order to find inductance, changes in polarity and inductance, and what occurs when saturation is reached.