Investigating Ohm's law

1 ohm 6 ohms
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In this simulation, you can visualize the charge flow around a circuit, and see what happens when the battery voltage or the resistor resistance is changed. You can also sketch a current vs. resistance graph for a given voltage, by choosing a voltage and then using the resistance slider to cover the full range of resistances.

First posted 12-29-2015. Written by Andrew Duffy
Updated 2-06-2017 to start with visualization of actual charge flow.

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