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electrical circuits, 4th grade

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Circuit
A circle or loop along which a electric charges can flow
open circuit
A circuit that does not allow electricity to flow. It is a broken loop.
closed circuit
a circuit that allows electricity to flow. it is a closed loop
electric current
a flow of electric charges
source
a place to get something. an electric current source can be a battery or a wall outlet
switch
something that opens or closes a circuit