What's a Resistor?

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Students determine what a resistor does as they construct parallel circuits. In this circuitry lesson, students experiment with batteries, alligator clips, a resistor and a three-way switch to find out what a resistor does. They continue to experiment by adding a second resistor in both a series and parallel circuit.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning