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written by Jim Nelson and Jane Nelson
In this activity from the PTRA manual "Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics", students set up their first circuit using meters and specially made resistors in heat sink boxes (not required), which do not require alligator clips and don't burn hands.
Book Title: The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- DC Circuits
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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= Laboratory
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© 1995 American Association of Physics Teachers
Keywords:
building electric circuits, electricity, measuring voltage and current in a circuit
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Metadata instance created June 18, 2006 by Bruce Mason
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May 21, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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January 1, 1995
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J. Nelson and J. Nelson, in The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics (1995), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3814&DocID=122).
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J. Nelson and J. Nelson, Role of the Laboratory: Ohm's Law, in The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics (1995), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3814&DocID=122>.
APA Format
Nelson, J., & Nelson, J. (1995). Role of the Laboratory: Ohm's Law. In The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics. Retrieved December 21, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3814&DocID=122
Chicago Format
Nelson, Jim, and Jane Nelson. "Role of the Laboratory: Ohm's Law." In The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics. 1995. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3814&DocID=122 (accessed 21 December 2014).
MLA Format
Nelson, Jim, and Jane Nelson. "Role of the Laboratory: Ohm's Law." The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics. 1995. 1 Jan. 1995. 21 Dec. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3814&DocID=122>.
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Ohm's Law is part of the AAPT/PTRA manual "Role of Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics".

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