Resistance

This lesson explores the relationship between current, potential difference and resistance, and we practise using an equation to calculate current, potential difference and resistance

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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!

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Q1.What is used to measure potential difference?

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Q2.What is the unit for current?

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Q3.A circuit has a supply potential difference of 6 volts. There are 2 branches each with 1 identical bulb on. What is the potential difference across each bulb?

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Q4.Select any correctly set up series circuits (tick 4 boxes)

Select four (4) boxes

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Q5.Select the correct statements about series and parallel circuits below (tick 4 boxes)

Select four (4) boxes

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Quiz:

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

Q1.What is used to measure potential difference?

1/5

Q2.What is the unit for current?

2/5

Q3.A circuit has a supply potential difference of 6 volts. There are 2 branches each with 1 identical bulb on. What is the potential difference across each bulb?

3/5

Q4.Select any correctly set up series circuits (tick 4 boxes)

Select four (4) boxes

4/5

Q5.Select the correct statements about series and parallel circuits below (tick 4 boxes)

Select four (4) boxes

5/5

Video

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Quiz:

Resistance

This will assess your understanding of the knowledge gained in this lesson so far and your prior knowledge.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Select the correct unit for resistance

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Q2.Select the correct circuit symbol for a resistor

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Q3.Select the correct equation for ohm's law (where 'x' represents multiply and '/' represents divide)

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Q4.Convert 3 mA to A

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Q5.Convert 2.4 kΩ into Ω

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Q6.A bulb has a current of 2 A and a resistance of 6 Ω. What is the potential difference? Remember potential difference = current x resistance

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Q7.A computer has a current of 0.75 A and a potential difference of 3.3 V. What is the resistance? Give your answer to 2 significant figures

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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:

Resistance

This will assess your understanding of the knowledge gained in this lesson so far and your prior knowledge.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Select the correct unit for resistance

1/7

Q2.Select the correct circuit symbol for a resistor

2/7

Q3.Select the correct equation for ohm's law (where 'x' represents multiply and '/' represents divide)

3/7

Q4.Convert 3 mA to A

4/7

Q5.Convert 2.4 kΩ into Ω

5/7

Q6.A bulb has a current of 2 A and a resistance of 6 Ω. What is the potential difference? Remember potential difference = current x resistance

6/7

Q7.A computer has a current of 0.75 A and a potential difference of 3.3 V. What is the resistance? Give your answer to 2 significant figures

7/7

Lesson summary: Resistance

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