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Title Resistance in a Wire
Description In this lesson, students develop their own experiment to verify the equation for resistance of a wire.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords area, resistor, wire
Simulation(s) Resistance in a Wire (HTML5), Resistance in a Wire


Author(s) Elyse Zimmer
Contact Email elyse.zimmer@gmail.com
School / Organization KIPP Houston Public Schools
Date submitted 7/21/14
Date updated 5/27/15