an increase in voltage causes a greater flow of
the greater this is, the less current there is for a given voltage.
type of circuit where different parts of the circuit are on separate branches
safety device that uses an electromagnet to shut off a circuit when the current becomes too great.
circuit is designed to carry electric currents from a short directly to Earth.
created by Ben Franklin to carry charge through a wire to the Earth during a storm.
causes the current to flow
battery & generator
2 examples of voltage sources
path of least resistance
an electric current will always travel on ________
type of circuit where all of the bulbs will become dimmer as more bulbs are added
a connection that allows the current to take an unintended path.
decrease the chance of serious injury if you become part of a circuit.
disadvantage is that they can only be used once.
stay low and dry
best way to protect yourself if outside during a lightning storm.
effect on the body is to stop the heart and cause burns.
how houses are wired
rate at which energy is transformed from one form to another
unit of energy
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