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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
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- 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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awesome

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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good

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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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Electricity and Electrical Energy
Unit Title: Moving Charges and Electric Circuits

This item is a unit of study on electric circuits for beginning high school physics.  Especially noteworthy are the detailed labs that encourage the process of inquiry and promote critical thinking. Other included resources are numerical problems, puzzles, reference materials, and practice test questions/answers.

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D. Baird, The Book of Phyz: Circuits (2002), <http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-08CRCT/>.
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Baird, D. (2004, January 1). The Book of Phyz: Circuits. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-08CRCT/
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Baird, Dean. The Book of Phyz: Circuits. January 1, 2004. http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-08CRCT/ (accessed 17 April 2014).
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Baird, Dean. The Book of Phyz: Circuits. 2002. 1 Jan. 2004. 17 Apr. 2014 <http://marge.ragesw.com/~phyzorg/phyz/BOP/1-08CRCT/>.
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