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Resistance of Wire

Summary: Resistance is measured in ohms and it occurs when the electrons travelling along the wire collide with the atoms of the wire. These collisions slow down the flow of electrons causing resistance. Resistance is a measure of how hard it is to move the electrons through the wire.
Resistance of Wire

Planning

The aim of my investigation is to investigate how length affects the resistance of a wire. Resistance is measured in ohms and it occurs when the electrons travelling along the wire collide with the atoms of the wire. These collisions slow down the flow of electrons causing resistance. Resistance is a measure of how hard it is to move the electrons through the wire.

Wire length

If the length of the wire is increased then the resistance will also increase as the electrons will have a longer distance to travel and so more collisions will occur. Due to this, the length increase should be directly proportional to the resistance increase. To measure and record the results for this factor is simple, the results would be collected and could show a connection between the length of the wire and the resistance given by the wire...

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