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10 terms
Circuits
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, applia…
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…
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
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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…
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…
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…
22 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
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…
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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…
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)
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Circuits
Junction of Conductors
Cell
Battery
Power Supply
Junction of Conductors
Cell
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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
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Circuits
How can electricity move?
Give examples of conductors.
What is a parallel circuit?
In a parallel circuit, what happens to…
through a closed circuit, through a battery
anything metal like coins, foil, metal hair clips
A circuit with more than 1 pathway for the energy to flow. Ea…
They stay lit.
How can electricity move?
through a closed circuit, through a battery
Give examples of conductors.
anything metal like coins, foil, metal hair clips
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Circuits
Energy
Current ... 1 Coulomb... 1 Amp
Power
Work
measured in Joules ... Joules = Watts x Time
1amp/ 1 second... 1 coulomb x 1 second... (6.24 x 10¹⁸ electrons/ 1…
Rate at which energy is used... measured in Watts ... =I x V... =V² /…
Transfer of energy... measured in joules.
Energy
measured in Joules ... Joules = Watts x Time
Current ... 1 Coulomb... 1 Amp
1amp/ 1 second... 1 coulomb x 1 second... (6.24 x 10¹⁸ electrons/ 1…
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Circuits
charge
atom
static electricity
repel
the amount of electrical energy contained in an object
the smallest unit of a chemical element, consisting of a nucl…
an electric charge that piles up on on an object instead of f…
to drive back or away
charge
the amount of electrical energy contained in an object
atom
the smallest unit of a chemical element, consisting of a nucl…
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Circuits
electron charge
electricity
matter
elements
the amount of electrical energy contained in an object
scientist say it is the flow of electrons in matter
anything that takes up space
more than 100 of these; examples are oxygen, carbon, helium,…
electron charge
the amount of electrical energy contained in an object
electricity
scientist say it is the flow of electrons in matter
11 terms
circuits
series circuit
component
conductor
insulator
a circuit with only one pathway for the current to flow
a part of a circuit
something that allows electricity to flow through it
something that doesn't allow electricity to flow through it
series circuit
a circuit with only one pathway for the current to flow
component
a part of a circuit
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Circuits
Closed Circuit
Open Circuit
Voltage
Parallel Circuit
A circuit without interruption, providing a continuous path t…
A circuit that does not have a complete connection between th…
The difference in electrical potential energy between two pla…
A closed electrical circuit in which the current is divided i…
Closed Circuit
A circuit without interruption, providing a continuous path t…
Open Circuit
A circuit that does not have a complete connection between th…
Circuits
circuit
resistance
open circuit
terminals
a path made to run electrical current
the ability of a material to slow down but not stop the flow…
a broken or incomplete path that electricity cannot flow thro…
one of the places where wires can be attached to a cell or ba…
circuit
a path made to run electrical current
resistance
the ability of a material to slow down but not stop the flow…
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Circuits
series circuit
parallel circuit
Closed circuit
open circuit
A circuit in which energy flow through one path....everything…
Circuit in which energy has more than one path to follow or f…
Circuit with no "breaks" energy can flow through this circuit…
Energy path that is broken, the switch "off" or "open"
series circuit
A circuit in which energy flow through one path....everything…
parallel circuit
Circuit in which energy has more than one path to follow or f…
35 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
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circuits
conductor
insulator
electrical circuit
electromagnetic field
material that allows electrical or heat energy to flow throug…
material that slows down or stops heat or electical energy fr…
the pathway through which electrical current flows
a magnetic field created by an electrical current
conductor
material that allows electrical or heat energy to flow throug…
insulator
material that slows down or stops heat or electical energy fr…
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Circuits
(B) The resistances are as follows: I:…
(B) The total resistance of the 3 Ω an…
(A) Adding resistors in parallel decre…
(B) R = ρL/A. Greatest resistance is t…
Which two arrangements of resistors shown above have the same…
In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potentia…
A lamp, a voltmeter V, an ammeter A, and a battery with zero…
The five resistors shown below have the lengths and cross-sec…
(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 an…
In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potentia…
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Circuits
Battery
Wire
Lightbulb
Series Circuit
This supplies the push for the circuit
electrons travel through this to the lightbulb
releases radiant energy
This type of circuit has one pathway
Battery
This supplies the push for the circuit
Wire
electrons travel through this to the lightbulb
5 terms
circuits
simple circuit
parts of battery
parts of a light bulb
static electricity
has 1 load and 1 direction
ELECTRICITY WHERE IT IS NOT FLOWING OR BEING TRANSFERRED IN T…
simple circuit
has 1 load and 1 direction
parts of battery
8 terms
Circuits
ammeter
voltmeter
voltage source
schematics
measures flow of current
measures voltage
acts as generator... - battery... - capacitor (temporarily)
way of drawing electrical circuit... 1. battery drawn on left... 2.…
ammeter
measures flow of current
voltmeter
measures voltage
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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…
8 terms
Circuits
Parallel Circuit
Series Circuit
Current
Voltage
All bulbs are brightly lit.
All bulbs are lit but not totally bright.
The amount of charge that flows through a point in the circui…
The electric potential energy per unit charge. [joules/coulom…
Parallel Circuit
All bulbs are brightly lit.
Series Circuit
All bulbs are lit but not totally bright.
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circuits
terminal
circuit
Closed circuit
open circuit
a conductor attached at the point where electricity enters or…
a conductive path through which an electric current floats.
a complete circuit that allows electricity to travel from one…
a circuit with a break that prevents electricity from one ter…
terminal
a conductor attached at the point where electricity enters or…
circuit
a conductive path through which an electric current floats.
Circuits
Cell
Open Switch
Closed switch
Bulb
Cell
Open Switch
10 terms
Circuits
Electrical Circuits
Sources of electrical energy
wire
Transformer
Must contain 3 things: source of electrical energy, conductor…
battery, solar cell, generator
this conductor connects all parts of the electrical circuit
This changes the electrical energy into something else...like…
Electrical Circuits
Must contain 3 things: source of electrical energy, conductor…
Sources of electrical energy
battery, solar cell, generator
8 terms
circuits
series circuit
parallel circuit
electrical circuit
energy transformation
A circuit in which all parts are connected
A closed electrical circuit
A complete path through which electric current can flow
A change from one form of energy to another
series circuit
A circuit in which all parts are connected
parallel circuit
A closed electrical circuit
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Circuits
conductor
insulator
circuit
current
a material that easily transfers heat or electricity
a material that stops or slows the flow of heat, electricity,…
the path of an electric current
the flow of electricity through a conductor
conductor
a material that easily transfers heat or electricity
insulator
a material that stops or slows the flow of heat, electricity,…
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Circuits
Ammeter
Battery
Voltmeter
Variable Resistor
An instrument for measuring electric current in amperes.
A container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemica…
A container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemica…
A variable resistor is a potentiometer with only two connecti…
Ammeter
An instrument for measuring electric current in amperes.
Battery
A container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemica…
Circuits
Voltage
Current
Resistor
Bulb
Potential difference, measured in volts
Measured in amps
Affects current
Big glowy thing
Voltage
Potential difference, measured in volts
Current
Measured in amps
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Circuits
(B) The resistances are as follows: I:…
(B) The total resistance of the 3 Ω an…
(A) Adding resistors in parallel decre…
(A) The resistance of the two 2 Ω resi…
Which two arrangements of resistors shown above have the same…
In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potentia…
A lamp, a voltmeter V, an ammeter A, and a battery with zero…
The total equivalent resistance between points X and Y in the…
(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 an…
In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potentia…
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…
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Circuits
Current
Conductive materials
Metallic conduction
Electrolytic conduction
Is the movement of charge that occurs between 2 points that h…
Currents flow in these. 3 types: metallic, electrolytic, and…
Relies on unif move. of free e in a metallic bond
Relies on the ion conc. of a sol
Current
Is the movement of charge that occurs between 2 points that h…
Conductive materials
Currents flow in these. 3 types: metallic, electrolytic, and…
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Circuits
static change
electric force
electric field
insulator
Imbalance of electric charge on an object
The attraction or repulsion between electric charges
a field of force surrounding a charged particle
A material that does not allow heat or electrons to move thro…
static change
Imbalance of electric charge on an object
electric force
The attraction or repulsion between electric charges
29 terms
Circuits
Electron
Negative
Conductor
Insulator
What part of the atom moves
What charge does the moving part of the atom have.
Electrons are loose and free to move, transfers energy well.
Electrons that are tight, don't transfer charge.
Electron
What part of the atom moves
Negative
What charge does the moving part of the atom have.
19 terms
Circuits
Increases
Ohms Law Formula
Ohms Law
Independent Variable
As voltage increases the current...
V=IR
The relationship of voltage, current, and resistance
It is a variable that stands alone and isn't changed by the o…
Increases
As voltage increases the current...
Ohms Law Formula
V=IR
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Circuits
Current
Metallic Bond
Direct Current (DC) vs. Alternating Cu…
Volt
Considered the flow of + charge... **Counterintuitive, as only -…
Can be thought of as a sea of electrons flowing over a rigid…
DC: charge flows in one direction only... AC: charge flow change…
1V = 1 J/C
Current
Considered the flow of + charge... **Counterintuitive, as only -…
Metallic Bond
Can be thought of as a sea of electrons flowing over a rigid…
9 terms
Circuits
Circuit
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
Open Loop
The path that electrons follow.
A type of circuit that provides one path for electrons. If on…
A type of circuit that provides more than one path for electr…
Circuit is broken and has not electron movement.
Circuit
The path that electrons follow.
Series Circuit
A type of circuit that provides one path for electrons. If on…
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Circuits
• a complete and closed path around... wh…
An electric current will only flow if…
A circuit diagram uses a standard set…
• from + to -
Define "circuit"
An electric current will only flow if there is a ... electric…
A circuit diagram uses a standard set of ... to show how ...
Which direction is the current flow drawn on a circuit diagram?
• a complete and closed path around... wh…
Define "circuit"
An electric current will only flow if…
An electric current will only flow if there is a ... electric…
163 terms
Circuits
(B) The resistances are as follows: I:…
(B) The total resistance of the 3 Ω an…
(A) Adding resistors in parallel decre…
(B) R = ρL/A. Greatest resistance is t…
Which two arrangements of resistors shown above have the same…
In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potentia…
A lamp, a voltmeter V, an ammeter A, and a battery with zero…
The five resistors shown below have the lengths and cross-sec…
(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 an…
In the circuit shown above, what is the value of the potentia…
14 terms
Circuits
Electron
Battery
Conductor
Insulator
Negatively charged elementary particles present in all atoms…
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy;…
Any material that allows electrons to flow through it; these…
Any material that does not allow electrons to flow through it…
Electron
Negatively charged elementary particles present in all atoms…
Battery
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy;…
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Circuits
electric circuit
open circuit
closed circuit
path
The path through which an electric current flows
An electric circuit that is not complete
An electric circuit that is complete
A route or course in which something moves
electric circuit
The path through which an electric current flows
open circuit
An electric circuit that is not complete
circuits
series circuit
parallel circuit
electrical circuit
insulator
An electric circuit with only one path through which charge c…
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
A complete path through which charge can flow
Material in which electrons are not able to move easily
series circuit
An electric circuit with only one path through which charge c…
parallel circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
12 terms
Circuits
insulator
conductor
circuit
electric circuit
a material that resists (does not allow) the flow of electric…
a material that readily allows electric charges to pass throu…
a path along which electric charges can flow
the path through which an electric current moves
insulator
a material that resists (does not allow) the flow of electric…
conductor
a material that readily allows electric charges to pass throu…
8 terms
Circuits
Electrical circuit
Insulator
Conductor
Flow
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
Material that slows down or stops electric current from flowi…
Material that allows electric current or heat energy to flow…
To move or travel smoothly in a certain direction.
Electrical circuit
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
Insulator
Material that slows down or stops electric current from flowi…
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Circuits
Appliance
Battery
Bulb
Cell
A device/ object that needs to be powered. ... e.g. Phone or Fla…
A one or more cell unit that stores chemical energy within it…
Light bulb that lights up surrounding.
Converts chemical into electrical energy.
Appliance
A device/ object that needs to be powered. ... e.g. Phone or Fla…
Battery
A one or more cell unit that stores chemical energy within it…
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