What's a Capacitor?

Students explain concepts of charge storage, how a capacitor works and how DRAM uses capacitors to store memory. They construct a capacitor and use a multimeter with capacitance meter capability to measure the stored charge in the capacitor.

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Grade
5th - 10th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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