Introduction to Current, Voltage, and Resistance


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Title Introduction to Current, Voltage, and Resistance
Description This is a set of guided notes for the first day that our students are introduced to current, voltage and resistance. Learning goals are: i) Explain what voltage, resistance and current are; ii) Identify their roles in a ciruit. The answer key is formatted slightly differently than the students notes. This activity falls in the middle of a week that starts with electrostatics (and the balloon sim) and ends with constructing circuits in series and in parallel both in the circuit construction sim and in real life (with a real circuit board).
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Circuits, Electricity
Simulation(s) Balon dan listrik statis, Rangkaian Kit Konstruksi (Hanya DC), John Travoltage / Pembangkit Listrik Statis


Author(s) Karen King
Contact Email kingkar@missouri.edu
School / Organization Denver School of Science and Technology
Date submitted 07/05/06
Date updated 15/04/28