Recognising Common Components

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Key takeaways
Recognise components that have fixed resistance such as lamps and fixed resistors.
Recognise and understand components that have variable resistance such as LDRs and Thermistors.
Recognise and understand how to connect measuring components such as ammeters and voltmeters.
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

This short, snappy session gives students all they need to know on how to recognise common components in circuits. By the end of this session, students will feel more confident on how to recognise the common components found in electrical circuits and how components with varying resistances react to the environment to change their resistances. This session is aimed at students in Years 10 - 11 and is great to help boost confidence on the concept prior to exams!

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is aimed at GCSE (or equivalent) students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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