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# Resistor Circuits

## When resistors are in parallel and series there are some tricks you can use to simplify the ohms law calculation.

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## Resistor Circuits

Students will use what they have learned from the previous lessons (ohm's law, resistors in series and resistors in parallel) and apply that knowledge to understand and solve more complicated resistor circuits.
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## Dollhouse

Learn about the analysis of parallel circuits in the context of a realistic household circuit.
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## Electric Analogies

Explore a different way of thinking about electricity as a way to become familiar with the concept of potential, current, and resistance
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## Marquee Lights

Learn about different ways you can wire an electric circuit, and how the brightness of the lights depends on how they are configured.
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## Resistor Simulation

Explore how resistors and circuits are like water running through pipes.
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## Light Bulbs Part 2

Light bulbs are used to demonstrate resistors in parallel.
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## Light Bulbs Part 3

Light bulbs are used to demonstrate resistors in series and parallel.
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## Electric Circuits: Resistors in Series and Parallel

Sample problems are solved and explained for circuits with resistors in both series and parallel.
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## Resistor Circuits Quiz - PPB

Calculate the total resistance of multiple resistors wired both in series and in parallel, or mixed circuits.
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## Resistor Circuits Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Resistor Circuits.
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