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Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path

circuit

series circuit

parallel circuit

current

the path followed by an electrical charge from a power source,…

an electrical circuit in which current passes through componen…

an electrical circuit where the current branches before each c…

the flow of electricity through a conductor (measured in amps…

circuit

the path followed by an electrical charge from a power source,…

series circuit

an electrical circuit in which current passes through componen…

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path

series circuit

parallel circuit

electrical circuit

insulator

A circuit in which all parts are connected end to end to provi…

A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided in…

is a path in which electrons from a voltage or current source…

A material that does not allow heat or electrons to move throu…

series circuit

A circuit in which all parts are connected end to end to provi…

parallel circuit

A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided in…

Electric Field

Voltage

Resistance

Series Circuit

The field around charged particles that exerts a force on othe…

The measure of force that pushes electricity forward.

in electricity, property of an electric circuit or part of a c…

A circuit in which all parts are connected end to end to provi…

Electric Field

The field around charged particles that exerts a force on othe…

Voltage

The measure of force that pushes electricity forward.

Insulator

Conductor

Kinetic Energy

Static Electricity

a material through which an electrical current will not flow t…

A material or object that allows an electric current to flow e…

the energy of motion.

A stationary electric charge, typically produced by friction,…

Insulator

a material through which an electrical current will not flow t…

Conductor

A material or object that allows an electric current to flow e…

energy source

wires

load

switch

power for the circuit; can be a battery, generator, etc

pathway to connect the circuit and let electrons travel; made…

device that uses the electricity; can be a light bulb, applian…

device that allows the circuit to be OPENED or CLOSED

energy source

power for the circuit; can be a battery, generator, etc

wires

pathway to connect the circuit and let electrons travel; made…

(B) The resistances are as follows: I:…

(B) The total resistance of the 3 Ω and…

(A) Adding resistors in parallel decrea…

(B) R = ρL/A. Greatest resistance is th…

Which two arrangements of resistors shown above have the same…

In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potential…

A lamp, a voltmeter V, an ammeter A, and a battery with zero i…

The five resistors shown below have the lengths and cross-sect…

(B) The resistances are as follows: I:…

Which two arrangements of resistors shown above have the same…

(B) The total resistance of the 3 Ω and…

In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potential…

Circuit

voltage, load, conductors

Complete Circuit

Load

A _____________is a complete loop or path of electricity can f…

There must be a _______source,_________, and ______________, o…

A __________ is basically a source of resistance that converts…

Circuit

A _____________is a complete loop or path of electricity can f…

voltage, load, conductors

There must be a _______source,_________, and ______________, o…

conductors

insulators

how to calculate current

movement of charge

allow free movement of electrical charge ... metals are good cond…

electric charge is bound to atoms and not free to move

charge/time... measured in amperes... coloumb/time

only negative charges move... they move from low to high potentia…

conductors

allow free movement of electrical charge ... metals are good cond…

insulators

electric charge is bound to atoms and not free to move

series circuit

ammeter

About series circuit

parallel circuit

An electric circuit with only one path through which charge ca…

a tool used to measure amount of current, unit is amps

-More resistance (lights) = less current (dimmer lights)... -1 li…

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

series circuit

An electric circuit with only one path through which charge ca…

ammeter

a tool used to measure amount of current, unit is amps

circuit

what does a circuit require

KNOW CIRCUIT SYMBOLS

series circuit

a continous path on which electricity flows

- conductor (usually wire) ... - EMF (voltage) source (battery or…

KNOW THEM

circuit with 2 or more resistors in the same path of electrons…

circuit

a continous path on which electricity flows

what does a circuit require

- conductor (usually wire) ... - EMF (voltage) source (battery or…

Why would you use a Series Circuit?

Why would you use a Parallel Circuit?

What is the job of an electric switch?

How is a series Circuit wired?

When you want a bright bulb

When you want your bulb/battery to last longer

To change the circuit from open to closed?

From positive to negative; one single loop

Why would you use a Series Circuit?

When you want a bright bulb

Why would you use a Parallel Circuit?

When you want your bulb/battery to last longer

Electric Circuit

All electric circuits have

Electric current can flow through only…

What symbol must be included in every c…

closed loop through which current can flow

a voltage source like a battery, and a conductor like a wire

it forms a closed loop. Charges must have an unbroken path to…

A battery symbol must be included in every circuit, without a…

Electric Circuit

closed loop through which current can flow

All electric circuits have

a voltage source like a battery, and a conductor like a wire

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit in which loads are connected with independent paths…

An electric circuit with one path or loop

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit in which loads are connected with independent paths…

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with one path or loop

switch

equivalent resistance

fuse

ohm's law

this can make break or change the flow of electric current in…

the total effective resistance of all the resistors in a circu…

a safety device that melts when the current is too high, break…

an equation that relates voltage (v) resistance(r) and current…

switch

this can make break or change the flow of electric current in…

equivalent resistance

the total effective resistance of all the resistors in a circu…

Parallel Circuit

Series Circuit

Electric Current

Closed Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

An electric circuit with a single path

A continuous flow of electric charge

A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - lig…

Parallel Circuit

A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.

Series Circuit

An electric circuit with a single path