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This item is a chapter on electric circuits in an online educators guide for beginning high school physics.  Its primary content is reference material for teachers on simple, series, and parallel circuits.  Included resources are numerical problems, puzzles, labs to construct working circuits, and practice test questions/answers.   The labs are especially detailed, and encourage the process of inquiry and higher-level thinking skills.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- DC Circuits
- General
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Laboratory
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
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- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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Ohm's Law, current electricity, electric circuits, electricity, parallel circuits, series circuits, simple circuits
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Author: Tony Zhao
Posted: June 6, 2008 at 3:49PM

The labs are really easy to explain and easy to use

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Author: annie shen
Posted: June 6, 2008 at 3:40PM

the link of this website includes many labs and explains clearly what you're supposed to do...
it's nice and easy to use.

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