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This Voltage sensor measures the potential difference across any component in d.c. circuits. 

Lascells Circuit Set up
Teaching applications:
  • Introductory electricity
  • Battery life
  • Solar cells
  • Simple circuits
 

The 4 mm plugs attach to most school based power supplies and available electricity kits. This sensor can be used anywhere within a circuit. This voltage sensor is designed to show only positive readings.

Contents/Details:

0 to 10 V (Resolution 10 mV) 
Maximum Voltage ±27 V, Impedance 1 Meg ohm 

Available Resources

Downloads Voltage Sensor Manual
Doc No.: DS021 | Issue: 4

Teaching Materials

Good and bad conductors (Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook)
This activity is a standard practical comparing current flow with different materials in a circuit. Strips of different conductors and insulators are provided for the pupils. Conductors are anything that let a current flow.

View Worksheet Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook
Connecting resistors (Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook)
Shows the current in circuit with different resistor values and combinations. Leads to resistor calculations.

View Worksheet Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook
Electrical characteristics (LED, resistor and filament lamp) (Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook)
Create voltage current curves for LED, resistor and filament lamp. This worksheet assumes all three curves in one teaching session. 35a and 35b restrict to fewer devices per session.

View Worksheet Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook
Electrical characteristics (resistor and filament lamp) (Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook)
Specific worksheet to produce voltage current curves for a resistor and filament lamp (ohmic and non ohmic resistance)

View Worksheet Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook
Electrical characteristics (Led, diode) (Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook)
Restricted instructions for voltage current curves for diodes.

View Worksheet Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook
Time constant of a capacitor (Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook)
A good example of data logging enhancing work. collect voltage (and current data, if required) to study time constants and exponential decay. A very good practical.

View Worksheet Physics (14-18) : Electricity & Heat eBook
Why do bulbs blow (Science At Work (11-16) eBook)
This activity uses this familiar event to introduce the idea of power surges and to calculate resistance changes. It is a practical introduction to the relationship between voltage and current and the problem of correctly fusing devices in a home for safety.

View Worksheet Science At Work (11-16) eBook
Order No. : 3161

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