Middle School Resource: Battery-Resistor Circuit by PhET
Middle School Resource
Battery-Resistor Circuit by PhET
In this simulation, students will:
-Look inside a resistor to see how it works.
-Increase the battery voltage and more electrons flow though the resistor.
-Increase the resistance to block the flow of electrons.
-Watch the current and resistor temperature change.
Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.I.PS4.4, MST4.C.P.4.1
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