Thermistors

In this lesson we will be learning about thermistors and how their resistance is affected by temperature.

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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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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: 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?

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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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Thermistors

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

Question 1

Question 2

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Q1.Revision: A series circuit includes a 6 V cell and two identical resistors. What will be the potential difference across one of the resistors

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Q2.Revision: Which of these statements best describes a diode?

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Q3.Name a use of a thermistor.

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Q4.When the temperature increases, what happens to the resistance of a thermistor?

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Q5.When using a water bath to change the temperature of the thermistor. What safety precaution should be taken?

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Q6.As the temperature decreases, what happens to the potential difference across the thermistor?

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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:

Thermistors

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: A series circuit includes a 6 V cell and two identical resistors. What will be the potential difference across one of the resistors

1/6

Q2.Revision: Which of these statements best describes a diode?

2/6

Q3.Name a use of a thermistor.

3/6

Q4.When the temperature increases, what happens to the resistance of a thermistor?

4/6

Q5.When using a water bath to change the temperature of the thermistor. What safety precaution should be taken?

5/6

Q6.As the temperature decreases, what happens to the potential difference across the thermistor?

6/6

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