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Activity 3C Part 2: Measuring Obesity by Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis: Circuitous Adventures

This activity contains five parts. 
Objectives: 
  • Identify a simple series circuit
  • Create a simple circuit using components provided
  • Define current, voltage, and resistance
  • Describe how current, voltage, and resistance are related (Ohm’s law)
  • Use a multimeter to determine the voltage, current, and amperage in a simple series circuit
  • Determine factors that affect conductivity of substances 

 

Keywords: 

Series circuit, simple circuit, current, voltage, resistance, Ohm’s law, amperage, conductivity

 

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Activity Code: 
3C P2
Unit Reference: 
Corpulosity: A Study of Obesity
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 3: Fat: Who Says? (Measuring Obesity)