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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
= Activity
= Laboratory
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- 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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Topic: Electricity and Electrical Energy
Unit Title: Resistance and Ohm's Law

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, which do not require alligator clips and don't burn hands.

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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>.
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Nelson, J., & Nelson, J. (1995). Role of the Laboratory: Ohm's Law. In The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics. Retrieved October 23, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3814&DocID=122
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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 23 October 2014).
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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. 23 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=3814&DocID=122>.
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