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This web page contains a simulation that allows users to explore resistance in a simple circuit.  Variables such as resistance and voltage can be adjusted to see the effect on the amp and power output (represented by heat) of the circuit.  Also included are instructional materials developed by the PhET project team specifically for use with this applet.

SEE RELATED MATERIALS BELOW for a set of homework problems with answers designed by the PhET team for use with Battery-Resistor Circuit.

This item is part of a larger collection of materials developed and maintained by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET) based on principles of physics education research.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- DC Circuits
= Ohm's Law
= Power and Energy
- Electromotive Force and Current
= Cells and Batteries
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/bat…
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© 2006 University of Colorado, Physics Education Technology
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Keywords:
Ohm's Law, battery, current, interactive simulation, power, resistance, simple circuit, simulation, voltage
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Metadata instance created November 20, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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July 8, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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(Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2006), WWW Document, (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/battery-resistor-circuit).
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PhET Simulation: Battery-Resistor Circuit, (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2006), <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/battery-resistor-circuit>.
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PhET Simulation: Battery-Resistor Circuit. (2007, October 31). Retrieved October 25, 2014, from Physics Education Technology Project: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/battery-resistor-circuit
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Physics Education Technology Project. PhET Simulation: Battery-Resistor Circuit. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, October 31, 2007. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/battery-resistor-circuit (accessed 25 October 2014).
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PhET Simulation: Battery-Resistor Circuit. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, 2006. 31 Oct. 2007. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/battery-resistor-circuit>.
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A set of homework problems (with answers) developed by the PhET team specifically for use with the Battery-Resistor Circuit simulation.

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