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PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) expanded on PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (AC+DC)
relation created by Taha Mzoughi

A newer version of this circuit simulator allowing for simulating AC Circuits.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for PhET Teacher Ideas and Activities: Circuit Construction Kit - Series of Three Activities
relation created by Caroline Hall

A series of three lessons developed specifically for use with the PhET DC Circuit Construction Kit. Also includes detailed student guides for using the circuit simulator alone or in combination with a hands-on circuit lab.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for PhET Teacher Ideas and Activities: Properties of Electric Circuits Using Only Circuit Construction Kit (CCK)
relation created by Caroline Hall

A lesson plan for introductory high school physics classes, designed specifically to accompany the PhET DC Circuit Construction simulator.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) simulates TryEngineering: Series and Parallel Circuits
relation created by Caroline Hall

A 3-day inquiry-based module for Grades 5-9 that introduces hands-on explorations of series and parallel circuits.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) covers the same topic as Phyzlab: Open and Short Case - An Investigation of Faulty Circuits
relation created by Bruce Mason

This item is a one-day high school lab investigation of factors causing short circuits in both series and parallel circuits.  Detailed lab instructions are accompanied by diagrams and prediction charts to gauge preconceived notions against the observed outcomes.  The lab materials are readily accessible and inexpensive to obtain.


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PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for DC circuits lab with real equipment and CCK
relation created by Alea Smith

This lab looks at a few simple DC circuits that give an idea of how they work. We will learn how to use a DC power supply and a digital multimeter (DMM).


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Circuit Design Challenge
relation created by Alea Smith

Students will compete with each other to design increasing complex circuits.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Series and Parallel Circuit Basics
relation created by Alea Smith

Walks students through the construction of series and parallel circuits using the simulators and asks them to record any observations.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Potential Difference in Circuits
relation created by Alea Smith

This is a 1-2 hour tutorial, focussing on the concept of potential difference in electric circuits. The tutorial is an adaptation of the University of Washington Tutorial in Physics and complements their work.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Electric Energy and Capacitance demonstrations (Inquiry Based)
relation created by Alea Smith

This is a lecture demonstration meant to introduce Electric Energy and Capacitance, so that the students will be able to solve the textbook problems.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Circuit activity 3 Combination Circuits (Inquiry Based)
relation created by Alea Smith

These are resources for a lab with real equipment using CCK to check the circuits.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Circuit Activity 2 Series & Parallel Circuits (Inquiry Based)
relation created by Alea Smith

The students will use the simulation to learn the goals through an inquiry approach. This lab uses the simulation and lab equipment. Students will be able to discuss basic electricity relationships in series and parallel circuits, analyze the differences between real circuits and the simulated ones, build circuits from schematic drawings, use a multimeter to take readings in circuits and provide reasoning to explain the measurements in circuits.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Circuit activity 3 Combination Circuits using CCK only (Inquiry Based)
relation created by Alea Smith

In this activity students will be able to build combination circuits from schematic drawings and provide reasoning to explain the measurements in circuits.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Circuit 1 Properties of Electric Circuits (Inquiry Based)
relation created by Alea Smith

The students will use this simulation to learn the goals through an inquiry approach. This lab uses the simulation and lab equipment. Students will be able to discuss basic electricity relationships, analyze the differences between real circuits and the simulated ones, build circuits from schematic drawings, use a multimeter to take readings in circuits and provide reasoning to explain the measurements and relationships in circuits.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Circuit activity 2 Series and Parallel Circuits using only CCK (Inquiry Based)
relation created by Alea Smith

The students will be able to discuss basic electricity relationships in series and parallel circuits, build circuits from schematic drawings, use voltmeters and ammeters to take readings in circuits and provide reasoning to explain the measurements in circuits.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for Circuit Inquiry for Middle School
relation created by Alea Smith

This is an activity that was written during a workshop for Jefferson County Middle school teachers and is collaborative effort by a group of teachers. The activity has not been tested with students.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for PhET Teacher Activities: Parallel Circuit Electrical Relationships
relation created by Zachary Davis

This includes a student activities worksheet and several diagrams demonstrating parallel circuits, and the various concepts governing these circuits. This is appropriate for the high school level.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for PhET Teacher Activities: Using PhET in Electricity Unit
relation created by Zachary Davis

This is a lesson plan that integrates the PhET simulation Circuit Construction Kit into the classroom. This also includes "clicker questions." This is appropriate for high school level, as well as the lower undergraduate college level.


PhET Simulation: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) is the basis for PhET Teacher Activities: Circuit Inquiry for Middle School
relation created by Zachary Davis

This is an interactive student activity that investigates different types of circuits.



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