Exploring Circuits with Play Dough
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Post on 11-Feb-2016
DESCRIPTIONHandout for participants to record their thinking about electrical ideas, with suggestions about experiments to try
SquishyCircuits:ExploringElectricitySquishy Circuit Recipes: http://courseweb.stthomas.edu/apthomas/SquishyCircuits/ More details: http://bit.ly/1U77Syh What I know so far about Questions New Ideas Insulators Conductors Watts (Power) Volts (Voltage) Amps (Current) Ohms (Resistance) Atoms Electrons What I know so far about Questions New Ideas What could happen when wires are longer/shorter? What could happen when wires are thicker/thinner? Can insulating dough conduct? Can conductive dough insulate? Make the brightest light you can Light the most lights you can Measure the volts of things (leave the circuit as is) Measure the ohms of things (remove any batteries) Measure the amps of things (remove a wire and put the meter in its place)
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viewStudents will explore shapes with congruent volume by using stacks of coins and layers of play dough. You will need to provide students with sets of 10 pennies, play dough, and dental floss. Students form shapes of play dough and ...