Resistance in a Wire

Resistance in a Wire Screenshot  Download  Embed
  • Resistivity
  • Resistance
HTML5 Badge Back to HTML5 Version

Topics

  • Resistivity
  • Resistance

Description

Observe changes to the equation and wire as you play with the resistivity, length, and area sliders.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Predict how changing each variable will affect the resistance.
  • Explain the difference between resistance and resistivity.
Version 2.02

Teacher-Submitted Activities

Basic Electricity: short inquiry activities includes ideas for several sims A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
MS
UG-Intro
Lab
HW
CQs
Physics
Resistance in a Wire A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Elyse Zimmer HS Lab Physics
How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS Other Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Earth Science
Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS Other Physics
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer HS
MS
Other Chemistry
Physics
Biology
Resistivity Worksheet Linda Detwiler MS
HS
Lab
Guided
HW
Physics
Resistance and Resistivity Duane Dolejsi HS
UG-Intro
Lab
Resistance and Ohm's Law Investigation Nancy Spletzer HS Lab Physics
Batteries, Resistance and Current Emily Haynes HS Lab Physics
Resistance in a Wire Gretchen Swanson HS Lab Physics
Visualizing Current, Voltage and Resistance Stephan Graham HS Lab Physics
Laboratorio Virtual basado en el Aprendizaje Activo de la Física para abordar la Ley de Ohm y la Resistencia en un elemento conductor Diego Fernando Becerra Rodríguez UG-Adv
UG-Intro
Lab Physics
CIRCUITOS RESISTIVOS DE C.C. Adolfo Fajardo UG-Intro HW
Discuss
Physics

Language Download or Run Tips
Amharic All Amharic Download Run now የመቋቋም ሃይል በሽቦ
Arabic All العربية Download Run now مقاومة سلك
Arabic (Saudi Arabia) All العربية (السعودية) Download Run now مقاومة سلك
Azerbaijani All Azerbaijani Download Run now Naqildə olan Müqavimət
Basque All Euskara Download Run now Kable baten erresistentzia
Belarusian All беларускі Download Run now Супраціўленне правадніка
Bosnian All Bosanski Download Run now Omov zakon
Bulgarian All български Download Run now Съпротивление на проводник
Chinese (Simplified) All 中文 (中国) Download Run now 电线的电阻
Chinese (Traditional) All 中文 (台灣) Download Run now 電線的電阻
Croatian All hrvatski Download Run now Otpor vodiča
Czech All čeština Download Run now Odpor v drátu
Danish All Dansk Download Run now Modstand i en tråd
Dutch All Nederlands Download Run now resistance-in-a-wire
Estonian All Eesti Download Run now Juhtme takistus
Finnish All suomi Download Run now Vaijerin resistanssi
French All français Download Run now Résistance dans un fil
Galician All Gallegan Download Run now Resistencia nun fío
Georgian All ქართული Download Run now გამტარის წინაღობა
German All Deutsch Download Run now Widerstand in einem Kabel
Greek All Ελληνικά Download Run now Αντίσταση σε καλώδιο
Hebrew All עברית Download Run now התנגדות בתיל
Hindi All हिंदी Download Run now तार में प्रतिरोध
Hungarian All magyar Download Run now Vezeték ellenállása
Indonesian All Bahasa Indonesia Download Run now Resistansi Konduktor
Italian All italiano Download Run now Resistenza in un cavo
Japanese All 日本語 Download Run now 電線の電気抵抗(Resistance in a Wire)
Kannada All Kannada Download Run now ವೈರಿನ ರೋಧಕತೆ
Kazakh All Kazakh Download Run now Қарсылық тартылымда
Korean All 한국어 Download Run now 전선의 저항
Kurdish (Turkey) All Kurdish (Turkey) Download Run now Bergiriya di Têlê de
Latvian All Latviešu Download Run now Vada elektriskā pretestība
Macedonian All македонски Download Run now Отпорност на жица
Mongolian All Монгол (Монгол) Download Run now resistance-in-a-wire
Persian All فارسی Download Run now مقاومت درون سیم
Polish All polski Download Run now Rezystancja przewodnika
Portuguese All português Download Run now Resistência num condutor
Portuguese (Brazil) All português (Brasil) Download Run now Resistência em um Fio
Romanian All română Download Run now Rezistenta intr-un cablu
Russian All русский Download Run now сопротивление проводника
Serbian All Српски Download Run now Омов закон
Slovak All Slovenčina Download Run now resistance-in-a-wire
Spanish All español Download Run now Resistencia en un Alambre
Spanish (Mexico) All español (México) Download Run now Resistencia en un Alambre
Spanish (Peru) All español (Perú) Download Run now Resistencia en un Alambre
Swedish All svenska Download Run now Resistans i en ledare
Thai All ไทย Download Run now ความต้านทานในเส้นลวด
Turkish All Türkçe Download Run now Bir telin direnci
Turkmen All Turkmen Download Run now Simde bolan elektrik garşylyk
Ukrainian All українська Download Run now Опір дроту
Vietnamese All Tiếng Việt Download Run now Điện trở của một dây dẫn

Windows Macintosh Linux
Microsoft Windows
XP/Vista/7/8.1/10
Macromedia Flash 9 or later
OS X 10.9.5 or later
Macromedia Flash 9 or later
Macromedia Flash 9 or later

Design Team Third-party Libraries Thanks To
  • Michael Dubson (developer/lead)
  • Interviewer: Wendy Adams
  • Interviewer: Mindy Gratny