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157 resources with the concept resistance

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V, R, and I in Series Circuits

For Students 10th - 12th
In this circuits worksheet, students learn how to determine total voltage, total resistance, and total current. Students also explore short circuits. This worksheet has 9 problems to solve.
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V, R, and I in Parallel Circuits

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this parallel circuits worksheet, students learn parallel circuits basics and determine how to calculate total resistance and total current. This worksheet has 6 matching and 15 problems to solve.
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Electric Shock: Caution!

For Students 9th - 12th
In this electricity worksheet, high schoolers read about how electricity flows and the force that causes the flow. Students read about electric shock and then complete 3 short answer questions.
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Series-Parallel Circuit

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this circuits learning exercise, students record the voltage and current for a circuit diagram. Students use Ohm's Law to calculate the circuit resistance. This learning exercise has 12 problems to solve.
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Series Circuit

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this circuits worksheet, students record the values for voltage and current for a circuit diagram. Students use Ohm's law to calculate the total circuit resistance. This worksheet has 8 problems to solve.
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Do Some Research - Change in Motion

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science research worksheet, students use the library or Internet to determine what resistance to change in motion is called. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a picture to...
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V, R, and I in Parallel Circuit

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this V, R, and I in parallel circuits worksheet, students calculate the total current, total voltage, and total resistance. Students match the correct term with the correct definition. Students also label several diagrams of series...
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Newton's First Law

For Students 9th - 12th
In this laws of motion instructional activity, students review vocabulary words and concepts associated with Newton's first law of motion. This instructional activity has 15 true or false questions.
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Forces and Pressure

For Students 6th - 12th
In this forces worksheet, students will review the different types of forces and how forces are measured. This worksheet has 9 fill in the blank, 1 short answer, and 11 multiple choice questions.
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Clever Lever 2

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science learning exercise, students will construct and explore a second-class lever. Kids will examine the relationship between the force and distance. Students will record their findings on the charts provided and answer...
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Please Turn Up the Lights!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss series and parallel circuits and design an investigation to test a hypothesis on total resistance of series and parallel circuits in combination. After discussion, groups design their experiments, run tests, and...
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Introduction to Antibiotics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the impact of antibiotics on disease. They describe what infections antibiotics are useful for. Students are introduced to the idea of antibiotic resistance as a way to focus on antibiotics and the mechanisms by which...
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Three Classes of Levers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore three classes of levers. They classify the class of lever represented by a picture. Students discuss their choices. They prepare a written paper explaining their choice.
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Wave Equations

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students manipulate a model of a wave in order to solve the wave equation in 1 dimension. By using a model of a wave on a string the student is able to change the tension, length, and mass of the string as well as fix either end of the...
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Spiritual, Educational, and Physical Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students review the organization of the ghettos in Eastern Europe. Using the internet, they gather more insight on the people who lived in the ghettos. They discuss the reaction of some members to join resistance movements. They also...
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Slave Resistance in Natchez

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine various ways that slaves in the Natchez area resisted bondage, consider the price of resistance, and write television news documentary.
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Resistance is Futile

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars participate in two hands-on demonstrations to explore how friction can make objects hard to push.
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Swing and Sway

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the destructive force of the wind. In this science lesson plan, students design and build a wind resistant structure. They explain why they chose a particular design and present their structure in class.
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Volcano Shapes and Viscosity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students are given shapes of mountain and volcanoes and are to predict the viscosity of their lava.  In this investigative lesson students complete a lab activity. 
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For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners study resistance and view a PowerPoint presentation.  In this resistance lesson plan students complete a lab activity.
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OHM's Law

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the relationship between current, voltage and resistance in a series circuit.  In this investigative activity students watch a demonstration and see how voltage is measured and see what OHM's law is.   
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James McCune Smith: A Model of Resistance

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discuss examples of resistance. In this anti-slavery lesson, students analyze a portrait of James McCune Smith and listen to a lecture about his life and involvement in abolition. Students analyze his actions and write a letter...
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Resistance, Wattage, and Brightness

For Students Higher Ed
In this light bulb activity, students determine how the thickness of a filament influences changes in a parallel circuit. This activity has 18 problems to solve.
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Circuit Basics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this circuits instructional activity, students compare voltage, current, and resistance. Students draw a battery with a resistor, switch, and light bulb. This instructional activity has 6 short answer, 1 matching, and 6 drawing...