# Study sets matching "current circuits"

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alternating current, AC

ampere

direct current, DC

electric current

an electric current that repeatedly reverses direction, twice…

A flow of one coulomb of charge per second is one ampere, SI u…

an electric current whose flow of charge is always in one dire…

the flow of electric charge: SI unit: measured in amperes A

alternating current, AC

an electric current that repeatedly reverses direction, twice…

ampere

A flow of one coulomb of charge per second is one ampere, SI u…

current

potential difference (voltage)

resistance

current unit

current is the flow of electric charge around the circuit

pd/voltage is the driving force that pushes the charge around

resistance is anything that slows the flow down

current- ampere, A

current

current is the flow of electric charge around the circuit

potential difference (voltage)

pd/voltage is the driving force that pushes the charge around

circuit

current

resistor

battery

a path that let's electrons pass through negative to positive

electrons are moving through the circuit from negative to posi…

circuit

a path that let's electrons pass through negative to positive

current

electrons are moving through the circuit from negative to posi…

circuit

parallel circuit

series circuit

Schematic diagram

any path along which electrons can flow

a circuit that allows the current to go down multiple paths, b…

a circuit that has one pathway that the current can flow throu…

a certain type of circuit drawing

circuit

any path along which electrons can flow

parallel circuit

a circuit that allows the current to go down multiple paths, b…

Current

Circuit

Simple Circuit

Parallel Circuit

A flow of electrons through a conductor. A measure of the amou…

A path that electrons follow as they flow through a conductor…

an electric current with a battery, a path for electrons to fl…

Has two or more paths for electrons to flow on with objects th…

Current

A flow of electrons through a conductor. A measure of the amou…

Circuit

A path that electrons follow as they flow through a conductor…

Current

Current moves through.....

Ways to measure current

Voltage

Measures how fast the electrons are moving through a circuit

Conductors

An ammeter, how bright a lightbulb is, very bright=high curren…

Is the rate of speed through conductors

Current

Measures how fast the electrons are moving through a circuit

Current moves through.....

Conductors

Charge equation

Current equation

Series circuit

Resistance in a series circuit equation

Q = It... Charge = current x time

V = IR

- one path of resistors... - voltage changes through resistors... -…

Rt = R1 + R2 + R3...

Charge equation

Q = It... Charge = current x time

Current equation

V = IR

the current is the amount of charge flo…

we use an ammeter and measure in amps

From the wires, moved by the cell or ba…

charge

describe what current is

Name the meter that you use to measure current

where do charges come from?

current is the amount of .....

the current is the amount of charge flo…

describe what current is

we use an ammeter and measure in amps

Name the meter that you use to measure current

What is current

Current will only flow through a compon…

Current is measured in

Potential difference is measured in

The flow of electric charge round the circuit

There is a potential difference across that component

Amperes, A

V

What is current

The flow of electric charge round the circuit

Current will only flow through a compon…

There is a potential difference across that component

Which of the following safety devices m…

In an electrical circuit, a voltage dif…

How would you draw two resistors in par…

How would you draw a series circuit?

fuse, circuit breaker, and Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (G…

Supplies energy to make charges flow

side by side or one on top of the other (A and B)

both in a row

Which of the following safety devices m…

fuse, circuit breaker, and Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (G…

In an electrical circuit, a voltage dif…

Supplies energy to make charges flow

What is a current?

What can you measure the current with?

What is current measured in?

Where does the charges come from?

The anount of charge flowing per second

An anmeter

Amps

There already in the the wires

What is a current?

The anount of charge flowing per second

What can you measure the current with?

An anmeter

What is a circuit? What is the differen…

Which parts of a light bulb are conduct…

What are the 3 requirements for a bulb…

What is electric potential difference?

-a complete pathway of conductors that allows electrons to flo…

-bulb tip, thread, are conductors, as well as the clips and su…

-Circuit must be complete, meaning that it must be a closed lo…

-more commonly known as voltage, it is the amount of electric…

What is a circuit? What is the differen…

-a complete pathway of conductors that allows electrons to flo…

Which parts of a light bulb are conduct…

-bulb tip, thread, are conductors, as well as the clips and su…

Which of the following safety devices m…

In an electrical circuit, a voltage dif…

How would you draw two resistors in par…

How would you draw a series circuit

Fuse, Circuit breaker, Ground fault circuit interrupter

Supplies energy to make charges flow

side by side or one on top of the other (A and B)

both in a row

Which of the following safety devices m…

Fuse, Circuit breaker, Ground fault circuit interrupter

In an electrical circuit, a voltage dif…

Supplies energy to make charges flow

What is current?

When will current only flow through an…

What is the unit for this?

What is potential difference? (or volta…

The flow of electrical charge around the circuit

if there is a potential difference across that component and i…

ampere, A

the driving force that pushes the charge around

What is current?

The flow of electrical charge around the circuit

When will current only flow through an…

if there is a potential difference across that component and i…

What is current ?

What will electrical charge flow throug…

In a complete closed loop what is the d…

What pushes the current around ?

A flow of electrical charge

Only a complete circuit

No difference, has the same current everywhere

Voltage (Potential Differences )

What is current ?

A flow of electrical charge

What will electrical charge flow throug…

Only a complete circuit

A flow of charge produced by voltage

The rate at which Energy is transferred…

Heat flows through a conductor when...

Charge flows when there is...

Current

Power

A temperature difference exists

A potential difference (difference in voltage), between the en…

A flow of charge produced by voltage

Current

The rate at which Energy is transferred…

Power

Coulomb

Current

Ampere

Open Circuit

The unit for measuring charge is the Coulomb ... Charge will natu…

In order for current to flow, a complete path must exist... It al…

The unit for electric current is the Ampere Amps

Open Circuit: There is a break in the wire.

Coulomb

The unit for measuring charge is the Coulomb ... Charge will natu…

Current

In order for current to flow, a complete path must exist... It al…

a current is-

a circuit is-

potential difference is-

resistance is-

a measurement of the number of electrons that flow past in a s…

a route that electrons travel on to give electricity to things

a comparison of the energy of an electron at two different loc…

a measurement of how difficult it is for electrons to flow thr…

a current is-

a measurement of the number of electrons that flow past in a s…

a circuit is-

a route that electrons travel on to give electricity to things

series circuit

Parallel circuit

Short circuit

Fuse

Globes are connected side by side so the cureent passes throug…

Circuit has two or more branches in which the current splits b…

Occurs when a current flows along a different path from the on…

A switch or thin bit of wire that burns up quickly when curren…

series circuit

Globes are connected side by side so the cureent passes throug…

Parallel circuit

Circuit has two or more branches in which the current splits b…

law of conservation of electric charge

battery

voltage

electric circuit

this states that the net amount of charge produced in any proc…

consists of two dissimilar metals (electrodes), which are imme…

potential difference = ?

this is a continuous conducting path connected between the ter…

law of conservation of electric charge

this states that the net amount of charge produced in any proc…

battery

consists of two dissimilar metals (electrodes), which are imme…

Battery

Voltage

Conventional current

Electrical current

Simple electric cell

The purpose of a battery is to produce a potential difference…

Flow of positive charges

A measure of the rate of flow of charge through an object

Battery

Simple electric cell

Voltage

The purpose of a battery is to produce a potential difference…

The amount of chatge flowing per second

Complete the circuit by closing the gap…

Ammeter

Amps

What is a current

What do you need to do to make a current flow

What do you measure current with

What do you measure current in

The amount of chatge flowing per second

What is a current

Complete the circuit by closing the gap…

What do you need to do to make a current flow

electric current

conventional current

galvanic cells

electric circuit

a flow of charged particles

a flow of positive charges that move high potential to lower p…

(type of dry cell) converts chemical energy into electrical en…

any closed loop/conducting path allowing electric charges to f…

electric current

a flow of charged particles

conventional current

a flow of positive charges that move high potential to lower p…

Direct current

Alternating current

Series circuit

1. When one bulb goes out, all bulbs go…

Voltage or current that stays the same

The current or voltage changes

Circuit in which the electrons only have one path to follow

Disadvantages for series circuit

Direct current

Voltage or current that stays the same

Alternating current

The current or voltage changes