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MAST Semiconductors Module Experiment 2 Hot and Cold

Temperature and Resistance of electronic materials To investigate the effects of changing temperature on the conductivity and resistivity of various electrical materials and devices.
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Developer Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Illinois (UIUC)
1304 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801

phone: (217) 333-1441
Student Level High school, 2-Y technical or community, intro undergrad.
Activities Laboratory
Topic Properties (temperature and resistance)
Format HTML, Print
MatEdU Core Competencies 1D. Apply Electrical Phenomena to Physical Measurements
Instruction Time 60 minutes
Supplies and Equipment Standard chem. lab equipment, electrical equipment including choke coils, diodes, LEDs and carbon resistors
Evaluation Comments Includes an introduction of key scientific principles. Simple experiment, uses mulitmeter to measure resistance of materials at different temperatures, includes teacherís guide and conclusion questions. Be aware of heat source is used in the experiment and exercise caution.
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Cost $40
Date 2009-02-27
Original Reviewer Peter Arrigoni
Updated Review By Hsien-Lin Huang
Date Of Record Creation 2009-02-27 22:33:09
Date Of Record Release 2009-02-27 22:40:05
Date Last Modified 2016-01-28 15:38:33

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