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Module by: Darryl Morrell. E-mail the author

 Name: Two Light Bulbs and A Battery: an Elementary Circuits Activity (Instructor Information) ID: m14369 Language: English (en) Summary: In this problem-based learning activity, students experiment with a battery and light bulbs to build your own flashlights. The purpose of the activity is to develop understanding of fundamental electrical circuit concepts, including voltage, current, and closed circuits, and to help eliminate common misconceptions. This module provides instructor information for the activity. Subject: Science and Technology Keywords: Electrical Circuits, Instructor Information, Problem Based Learning Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.2 (history) First publication date: Mar 6, 2007 4:45 pm -0600 Last revision to module: Mar 6, 2007 5:33 pm -0600

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## Version History

 Version: 1.2 Mar 6, 2007 5:33 pm -0600 by Changes: `Fixed Link` Version: 1.1 Mar 6, 2007 5:24 pm -0600 by Changes: `Initial Version`

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Morrell, D. Two Light Bulbs and A Battery: an Elementary Circuits Activity (Instructor Information), Connexions Web site. http://cnx.org/content/m14369/1.2/, Mar 6, 2007.

### American Medical Assocation (AMA) Manual of Style:

Morrell D. Two Light Bulbs and A Battery: an Elementary Circuits Activity (Instructor Information) [Connexions Web site]. March 6, 2007. Available at: http://cnx.org/content/m14369/1.2/.

### American Psychological Assocation (APA) Publication Manual:

Morrell, D. (2007, March 6). Two Light Bulbs and A Battery: an Elementary Circuits Activity (Instructor Information). Retrieved from the Connexions Web site: http://cnx.org/content/m14369/1.2/

### Chicago Manual of Style (Bibliography):

Morrell, Darryl. "Two Light Bulbs and A Battery: an Elementary Circuits Activity (Instructor Information)." Connexions. March 6, 2007. http://cnx.org/content/m14369/1.2/.

### Chicago Manual of Style (Note):

Darryl Morrell, "Two Light Bulbs and A Battery: an Elementary Circuits Activity (Instructor Information)," Connexions, March 6, 2007, http://cnx.org/content/m14369/1.2/.

### Chicago Manual of Style (Reference, in Author-Date style):

Morrell, D. 2007. Two Light Bulbs and A Battery: an Elementary Circuits Activity (Instructor Information). Connexions, March 6, 2007. http://cnx.org/content/m14369/1.2/.

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Morrell, Darryl. Two Light Bulbs and A Battery: an Elementary Circuits Activity (Instructor Information). Connexions. 6 Mar. 2007 <http://cnx.org/content/m14369/1.2/>.