Circuit Construction Kit: DC - Virtual Lab

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  • Series Circuit
  • Parallel Circuit
  • Ohm's Law
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  • Series Circuit
  • Parallel Circuit
  • Ohm's Law
  • Kirchoff's Law

Description

Do you like Circuit Construction Kit: DC, but want to use only in-line ammeters? This is the sim for you! Experiment with an electronics kit. Build circuits with batteries, resistors, light bulbs, fuses, and switches. Determine if everyday objects are conductors or insulators, and take measurements with a lifelike ammeter and voltmeter. View the circuit as a schematic diagram, or switch to a lifelike view.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Explore basic electricity relationships.
  • Explain basic electricity relationships in series and parallel circuits.
  • Use an ammeter and voltmeter to take readings in circuits.
  • Provide reasoning to explain the measurements and relationships in circuits.
  • Build circuits from schematic drawings.
  • Determine if common objects are conductors or insulators.
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Concept questions for Physics using PhET (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Algebra-based Physics Semester one lessons, clicker questions, and schedule in pdf (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Circuit Construction Kit- series of three activitites (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Physics
Using PhET in Electricity Unit A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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DC circuits lab with real equipment and CCK A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. N. D. Finkelstein, W. K. Adams, C. J. Keller, P. B. Kohl, K. K. Perkins, N. S. Podolefsky, and S. Reid UG-Intro Lab Physics
Series and Parallel circuits basics A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Kristi Goodwin MS Lab Physics
Circuit inquiry for Middle school A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Jefferson County Middle School Workshop MS Lab Physics
Understanding Circuits David Wirth UG-Intro
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SIMPLE DC MEASUREMENTS Tahani Alsarayreh UG-Intro
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Circuits basics - Power Suchitra CHEPIN UG-Intro
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Kirchhoff's Law Omar Adwan HS
UG-Intro
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I, V and R in circuits Suchitra CHEPIN HS
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Ohm's Law Omar Adwan HS
UG-Intro
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DC Measuring Devices Omar Adwan UG-Intro Remote
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Study and Verify Kirchhoff's Laws (KCL & KVL) Nawal Nayfeh HS
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6 Activities working with PhET DC Virtual Lab Stephen Holz HS
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Wheatstone Bridge bassam rashed UG-Intro
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Electricity in the Home David Wirth HS Lab
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Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS Other Physics
DC Circuit Lab Sean Boston HS
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Conductors and Insulators Yanel Leroux K-5 Lab
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Series & Parallel Circuits PhET Lab Michael Aitken HS Lab
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Virtual Circuit Lab Derek Martin UG-Intro
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Intro to creating a simple series DC circuit Larry Hansen HS
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SECUNDARIA: Alineación PhET con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
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PREPARATORIA: Alineación de PhET con programas de la DGB México (2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
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Lampjes schakelen Tamas Batenburg MS Lab Physics
Stroomsterkte in een serieschakeling Tamas Batenburg MS Lab Physics
Batterijen in serie en parallel Tamas Batenburg MS Lab Physics
Stroomsterkte voor en na een lampje Tamas Batenburg MS Lab Physics
Elektriciteit Roland Van Kerschaver K-5
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Elektritakistus Siim Tõkke HS HW
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Ohm´i seadus Siim Tõkke HS HW
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Circuiti elettrici con resistori in serie e in parallelo Euro Sampaolesi HS Guided
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Physics
LABORATORIO VIRTUALE SULLA LEGGE DI OHM Luca Buccelli - Damiano Faita HS Guided
Demo
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Mathematics
sperimenta e rispondi giuliana lo giudice HS Guided
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Montagem Circuito DC - Lab Virtual José Lucas Nassif Maluf HS Lab
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Physics
ASSOCIAÇÃO DE RESISTORES WELLINGTON DE QUEIROZ NEVES HS Lab
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Associação de componentes elétricos em série e paralelo Ana Luísa Carneirinho HS HW
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Eletrodinâmica (Atividades) nos OA's do PhET Artur Araújo Cavalcante e Gilvandenys Leite Sales Other
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Atividades sobre Eletricidade nos OA's do PhET Artur Araújo Cavalcante e Gilvandenys Leite Sales MS
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Guia de trabajo - kit de construccion de circuitos: CD Laboratorio virtual Julio César Páez Gárcia - Maria Camila Llorente Castro K-5 Guided Physics
Ley de Ohm y circuitos básicos Eugenio Manuel Fernández HS Lab
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RESISTENCIA ELÉCTRICA FRANCISCO CRUZ CANTU HS Guided
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Circuitos en serie 2 Fernando Jiménez HS Guided Physics
Resolución circuitos en serie y paralelo Francisco José Rodríguez Plasencia HS Guided
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Estudio de los circuitos en serie y paralelo Francisco José Rodríguez Plasencia HS Guided
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