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Can A Thermistor Be Used As A Thermometer?

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Introduction

Can A Thermistor Be Used As A Thermometer?

Aim

A thermistor is a type of resistor that changes according to its temperature, using this information we are going to try and find out whether a thermistor can be used as a thermometer.  We believe this will happen as the resistance of a thermistor changes depending on its temperature.

Method

The variable we will be changing is

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Middle

Then we will divide the Voltmeter reading by the Ammeter reading and this shall give us the resistance.We will do this every time the temperature drops by 10°Celsius and record our findings in a table, which will later be used to plot a graph.When the temperature reaches the room temperature (22°) we will put ice in to the water until it reaches 0° Then
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Conclusion

quipment for insects, which could be harmed during this experiment.

We will also tie our hair backso not to get it caught on fire.

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Equipment

Voltmeter

Wires

Ammeter

Goggles

Gloves

Bunsen burner

Gauze

Tripod

Heatproof mat

Thermistor

Thermometer

Beaker

Batteries

Crocodile clips

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