Circuit activity 2 Series and Parallel Circuits using only CCK (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines.


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Title Circuit activity 2 Series and Parallel Circuits using only CCK (Inquiry Based)
Description The students will use the simulation to learn the goals through an inquiry approach. This is the second of a series of three labs. Learning Goals: Students will be able to: Discuss basic electricity relationships in series and parallel circuits & Build circuits from schematic drawings & Use voltmeters and ammeters to take readings in circuits & Provide reasoning to explain the measurements in circuits.
Subject Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Concept Questions, Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Magnetism, circuit, parallel, phet activity, series
Simulation(s) Circuit Construction Kit (AC+DC), Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only)


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET CU Boulder
Date submitted 7/30/05
Date updated 7/9/13