Light dependent resistors

In this lesson we will be learning about LDRs and how their resistance is affected by light intensity. We will also look at an experiment that includes LDRs.

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Q1.Revision: Two identical resistors (10 ꭥ) are connected in series. What will be their total resistance?

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Q2.Revision: A cell in a parallel circuit has a potential difference of 12 V. What will be the potential difference across each branch?

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Q3.What does this electrical symbol represent?

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Q4.What does LED stand for?

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Q5.In which direction is conventional current said to flow?

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Q6.What is the threshold voltage?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Revision: Two identical resistors (10 ꭥ) are connected in series. What will be their total resistance?

1/6

Q2.Revision: A cell in a parallel circuit has a potential difference of 12 V. What will be the potential difference across each branch?

2/6

Q3.What does this electrical symbol represent?

3/6

Q4.What does LED stand for?

4/6

Q5.In which direction is conventional current said to flow?

5/6

Q6.What is the threshold voltage?

6/6

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Light Dependent Resistors

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

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Q1.Revision: What is this an electrical symbol for?

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Q2.Revision: In a filament bulb, as the temperature increases what happens to the resistance of the filament?

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Q3.The abbreviation LDR means?

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Q4.In an experiment to investigate how light intensity affects the resistance of an LDR. What is the dependent variable?

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Q5.When the light intensity increases, what happens to the resistance of the LDR?

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Q6.As light intensity decreases, what happens to the current through the LDR?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Light Dependent Resistors

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Revision: What is this an electrical symbol for?

1/6

Q2.Revision: In a filament bulb, as the temperature increases what happens to the resistance of the filament?

2/6

Q3.The abbreviation LDR means?

3/6

Q4.In an experiment to investigate how light intensity affects the resistance of an LDR. What is the dependent variable?

4/6

Q5.When the light intensity increases, what happens to the resistance of the LDR?

5/6

Q6.As light intensity decreases, what happens to the current through the LDR?

6/6

Lesson summary: Light dependent resistors

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