Diodes, LEDs, Thermistors and LDRs

Why did the capacitor kiss the diode? He just couldn't resistor. LEDs, thermistors, and LDRs are the focus of this video that explains how diodes work in circuits based on the amount of resistance in different directions. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Bring in diodes and let students explore how they work in circuits
Classroom Considerations

  • Video fits best as a review of diodes
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  • Video is the 26th in a series of 49
Pros

  • Includes diagrams and drawings of the symbols used in circuitry
  • Provides closed captioning and a full written script as a reference
Cons

  • None