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10 terms
Circuits
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 - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
Circuits
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 - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
10 terms
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Closed Circuit
Conductors
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Materials through which electrical current can ... flow. Most el…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Closed Circuit
Conductors
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Materials through which electrical current can ... flow. Most el…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
11 terms
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Circuit
Closed Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
A path through which electricity flows.
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
10 terms
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Closed Circuit
Conductors
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Materials through which electrical current can ... flow. Most el…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
circuits
series circuit
parallel circuit
electrical circuit
insulator
A circuit in which all parts are connected end to end to prov…
A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided i…
is a path in which electrons from a voltage or current source…
A material that does not allow heat or electrons to move thro…
series circuit
A circuit in which all parts are connected end to end to prov…
parallel circuit
A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided i…
11 terms
CIRCUITS
FLOWING WATER
ELECTRIC CURRENT
SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM
SERIES CIRCUIT
Metaphor explaining electrical flow of electrons
Path along which electrons flow
Drawing using symbols to represent components (bulbs, wires a…
Circuit that contains only one path for current flow.
FLOWING WATER
Metaphor explaining electrical flow of electrons
ELECTRIC CURRENT
Path along which electrons flow
9 terms
CIRCUITS
Battery
LIGHTBULB
SWITCH
WIRE
...
...
...
...
Battery
...
LIGHTBULB
...
54 terms
Circuits
Circuit
voltage, load, conductors
Complete Circuit
Load
A _____________is a complete loop or path of electricity can…
There must be a _______source,_________, and ______________,…
A __________ is basically a source of resistance that convert…
Circuit
A _____________is a complete loop or path of electricity can…
voltage, load, conductors
There must be a _______source,_________, and ______________,…
6 terms
Circuits
series circuit
ammeter
About series circuit
parallel circuit
An electric circuit with only one path through which charge c…
a tool used to measure amount of current, unit is amps
-More resistance (lights) = less current (dimmer lights)... -1 l…
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
series circuit
An electric circuit with only one path through which charge c…
ammeter
a tool used to measure amount of current, unit is amps
47 terms
Circuits
Electric Circuit
All electric circuits have
Electric current can flow through only…
What symbol must be included in every…
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
8 terms
Circuits
series circuit
series circuit
parallel circuit
parallel circuit
A circuit in which resistors are attached end to end, sequent…
The total current from the battery has a single path and must…
A circuit with multiple branches, in which resistors are plac…
Each resistor completes the circuit independently of the othe…
series circuit
A circuit in which resistors are attached end to end, sequent…
series circuit
The total current from the battery has a single path and must…
Circuits
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
30 terms
Circuits
ampere
resistance unit
power unit
voltage unit
A unit of measure of the rate of current flow. One ampere equ…
Ohms (Ω)
watt (w)
Volt (V)
ampere
A unit of measure of the rate of current flow. One ampere equ…
resistance unit
Ohms (Ω)
15 terms
Circuits
[GH] In an electric circuit, through w…
[GH] A resistor is a ____ or ______ th…
[GH] In an AC current, the charge flow…
[GH] Parallel wiring means that the de…
Conducting Wire
wire ; device
reverses
voltage
[GH] In an electric circuit, through w…
Conducting Wire
[GH] A resistor is a ____ or ______ th…
wire ; device
8 terms
Circuits
circuit path
In a closed circuit the light is _____.
In an open circuit the light is ____.
Static Discharge (outside)
ON
OFF
Lightning
circuit path
In a closed circuit the light is _____.
ON
9 terms
Circuits
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 - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
10 terms
circuits
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 circ…
a safety device that melts when the current is too high, brea…
an equation that relates voltage (v) resistance(r) and curren…
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 circ…
Circuits
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 - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
12 terms
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Closed Circuit
Conductors
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Materials through which electrical current can ... flow. Most el…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
Circuits
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 - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
14 terms
Circuits
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 compone…
an electrical circuit where the current branches before each…
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 compone…
11 terms
CIRCUITS
FLOWING WATER
ELECTRIC CURRENT
SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM
SERIES CIRCUIT
Metaphor explaining electrical flow of electrons
Path along which electrons flow
Drawing using symbols to represent components (bulbs, wires a…
Circuit that contains only one path for current flow.
FLOWING WATER
Metaphor explaining electrical flow of electrons
ELECTRIC CURRENT
Path along which electrons flow
10 terms
Circuits
Chemical Energy (Battery)
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
Open Incomplete Circuit
Power source
Chemical Energy (Battery)
Power source
Series Circuit
11 terms
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Circuit
Closed Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
A path through which electricity flows.
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
Circuits
lightbulb
Battery
Closed Circuit
Open Circuit
lightbulb with filament inside
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
A path through which electricity flows.
Gap in wires that stops electricity from flowing through
lightbulb
lightbulb with filament inside
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Circuit
Closed Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
A path through which electricity flows.
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Circuit
Closed Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
A path through which electricity flows.
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
Circuits
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 - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
Circuits
Electric current
Electricity
Electric circuit
Closed circuit
The flow of electricity through a circuit.
Energy produced by the movement of electrons.
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely.
Electric current
The flow of electricity through a circuit.
Electricity
Energy produced by the movement of electrons.
12 terms
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Closed Circuit
Conductors
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Materials through which electrical current can ... flow. Most el…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
24 terms
Circuits
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 - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
11 terms
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Circuit
Closed Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
A path through which electricity flows.
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or ... incomplete, a…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a ... chemical…
37 terms
Circuits
Electrical Current
Potential Difference
I
∆V
The flow of charged particles
The difference in electrical potential energy between 2 points
The symbol for electrical current in a formula
The symbol for potential difference in a formula
Electrical Current
The flow of charged particles
Potential Difference
The difference in electrical potential energy between 2 points
Circuits
Parallel Circuit
Series Circuit
Closed Circuit
Open Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Electricity can only travel in one direction.
A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - li…
A pathway that prevents electric current from flowing freely…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
Electricity can only travel in one direction.
12 terms
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Circuit
Closed Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
A path through which electricity flows.
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
10 terms
Circuits
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 - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
15 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Energy
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
A path through which electricity energy can flow.
Ability to do work.
A circuit that contains only one path for current to flow.
A circuit that has more than one path for current to flow.
Circuit
A path through which electricity energy can flow.
Energy
Ability to do work.
Circuits
electric charge
electrons
electricity
electric circuit
a property of matter; charge can be positive or negative
a particle that is in the space around the nucleus of an atom…
a form of energy that is produced when electrons move from on…
a complete pathway of conductors that electrons flow through
electric charge
a property of matter; charge can be positive or negative
electrons
a particle that is in the space around the nucleus of an atom…
circuits
series circuit
parallel circuit
insulator
conductor
A circuit in which all parts are connected end to end to prov…
A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided i…
A material that DOES NOT allow electricity to move through it…
A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it.
series circuit
A circuit in which all parts are connected end to end to prov…
parallel circuit
A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided i…
15 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Energy
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
A path through which electricity energy can flow.
Ability to do work.
A circuit that contains only one path for current to flow.
A circuit that has more than one path for current to flow.
Circuit
A path through which electricity energy can flow.
Energy
Ability to do work.
5 terms
Circuits
A circuit in which the components form…
A _____________ is a device used to op…
A __________ circuit is one in which t…
A device that contains a metal strip t…
series circuit
switch
parallel
fuse
A circuit in which the components form…
series circuit
A _____________ is a device used to op…
switch
13 terms
Circuits
electric circuit
conductor
insulator
flow
the pathway which an electrical current flows
iron nail, paperclip
styrofoam, fabric
to move or travel smoothly in a certain direction
electric circuit
the pathway which an electrical current flows
conductor
iron nail, paperclip
13 terms
Circuits
electric circuit
conductor
insulator
flow
the pathway which an electrical current flows
iron nail, paperclip
styrofoam, fabric
to move or travel smoothly in a certain direction
electric circuit
the pathway which an electrical current flows
conductor
iron nail, paperclip
11 terms
Circuits
electric current
light
heat
sound
the flow of electric charges through a material
a form of energy that allows a lightbulb to glow
a form of energy that is produced from moving particles
a form of energy that is produced from vibrations and travels…
electric current
the flow of electric charges through a material
light
a form of energy that allows a lightbulb to glow
Circuits
LED
Switch
Resistor
Battery
: a device that lights up and displays information when elect…
A way of turning on or shutting off the flow of something
: a device that is used to control the flow of electricity in…
: a device that is placed inside a machine (such as a clock,…
LED
: a device that lights up and displays information when elect…
Switch
A way of turning on or shutting off the flow of something
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Circuit
Closed Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
A path through which electricity flows.
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
Circuits
Open Circuit
Battery
Circuit
Closed Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
A path through which electricity flows.
A completed electrical circuit or path ... through which electri…
Open Circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete, an…
Battery
A source of electrical energy that is created by a chemical r…
circuits
insulator
conductor
circuit
open circuit
a material that resists the flow of electric charges to flow…
a material that allows electric charges to pass through
is a path along which electric charges can flow
the circuit is not complete
insulator
a material that resists the flow of electric charges to flow…
conductor
a material that allows electric charges to pass through
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