Testing pupils on parallel circuits(Activity)



Diagnostic questions on parallel circuits


What the activity is for

The diagnostic questions can be used to check the pupils' understanding of key ideas introduced in this episode.


What the activity is for

  • printed copies of the diagnostic questions

  • Support sheet



    What happens during this activity

    The questions might be used for homework or as the basis for discussion in class.

    Identical resistors: designed to probe pupils' understanding of how voltage is dropped across identical resistors in a simple parallel circuit. CharList

  • V1 is 8 volt
  • V2 is 8 volt
  • EndList

    Power supply: designed to probe pupils' understanding of how voltage is dropped across identical resistors in a simple parallel circuit. CharList

  • Voltage across bulb B1 is 4 volt
  • Voltage across bulb B1 is 4 volt; B2 is 4 volt
  • EndList



    Prepare for teaching across the topic using these links

    topic kitset topic path core ideas (topic) decisions to make (topic) suggestions (for the topic) topic issues



    This is a nugget in the TA thread – connect all three threads from any link

    Physics Narrative (PN) Teaching & Learning Issues(TL) Teaching Approaches(TA)

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