# Study sets matching "electric circuits 1"

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electrical circuit

closed circuit

open circuit

wire

An electrical device that provides a path for electrical curre…

a circuit that allows electricity to flow

a circuit that does NOT allow electricity to flow

material used in circuits that allows electricity to freely fl…

electrical circuit

An electrical device that provides a path for electrical curre…

closed circuit

a circuit that allows electricity to flow

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Potential Difference

Current

Battery

Resistor

Voltage! negative charges flow from higher concentration to lo…

amount of charge passing a given point per second (C/s)... goes f…

Acts as an elevator, raising electrons from the positive side…

A device that uses up voltage

Potential Difference

Voltage! negative charges flow from higher concentration to lo…

Current

amount of charge passing a given point per second (C/s)... goes f…

What is need for electricity to flow?

What is current?

What is current measured in?

What is current measured using?

Complete circuit which includes:... - a power supply e.g. battery…

The flow of charge

Amps(A) or Ampere

Ammeter

What is need for electricity to flow?

Complete circuit which includes:... - a power supply e.g. battery…

What is current?

The flow of charge

electric current

potential energy

kinetic energy

series circuit

a continuous flow of electric charges

energy that is stored in an object

energy in motion

a circuit in which the parts are connected so that the electri…

electric current

a continuous flow of electric charges

potential energy

energy that is stored in an object

parallel circuit

series circuit

electron

ammeter

Circuit with more than one possible route that the current can…

circuit where the current has only one possible route to get b…

a small negatively charged particle that flows from a battery…

a device that measures the flow of current (amps) in a circuit

parallel circuit

Circuit with more than one possible route that the current can…

series circuit

circuit where the current has only one possible route to get b…

parallel circuits

electric current

electric circuit

series circuit

A circuit where all loads are on separate branches and allow c…

The flow of electric charges through a wire or any material.

A complete, closed path that electricity flows through. Circui…

A circuit that has 1 path for charges to flow. If the path is…

parallel circuits

A circuit where all loads are on separate branches and allow c…

electric current

The flow of electric charges through a wire or any material.

parallel circuits

volt

ground prong

electric current

A circuit where all loads are on separate branches and allow c…

The unit of electric potential difference

The third prong on a plug that helps protect against short cir…

The flow of electric charges through a wire or any material.

parallel circuits

A circuit where all loads are on separate branches and allow c…

volt

The unit of electric potential difference

What is need for electricity to flow?

What is current?

What is current measured in?

What is current measured using?

Complete circuit which includes:... - a power supply e.g. battery…

The flow of charged particles. The faster the particles flow,…

Amps(A) or Ampere

Ammeter

What is need for electricity to flow?

Complete circuit which includes:... - a power supply e.g. battery…

What is current?

The flow of charged particles. The faster the particles flow,…

parallel circuit

series circuit

electron

ammeter

Circuit with more than one possible route that the current can…

circuit where the current has only one possible route to get b…

a small negatively charged particle that flows from a battery…

a device that measures the flow of current (amps) in a circuit

parallel circuit

Circuit with more than one possible route that the current can…

series circuit

circuit where the current has only one possible route to get b…

parallel circuits

volt

ground prong

electric current

A circuit where all loads are on separate branches and allow c…

The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the p…

The third prong on a plug that helps protect against short cir…

The flow of electric charges through a wire or any material.

parallel circuits

A circuit where all loads are on separate branches and allow c…

volt

The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the p…

battery

wire

Luigi Galvani

bulb

A device that produces electricity

A device that carries the energy from the battery to the bulb.

Famous for his experiments with frogs and electricity.

A device that demonstrates the transfer of energy with its glo…

battery

A device that produces electricity

wire

A device that carries the energy from the battery to the bulb.

What is a rheostat?

What is the advantage of a parallel cir…

What is a conductor?

Give a good example of an insulator.

It controls the amount of current.

There is more than one pathway to follow so the current can co…

A type of material that allows electrons/current to flow thoug…

Plastic/Wood

What is a rheostat?

It controls the amount of current.

What is the advantage of a parallel cir…

There is more than one pathway to follow so the current can co…

electricity

battery

cell

circuit

a flow of energy that produces power

two or more cells that produce an electric current as a result…

one battery

a route, or path, taken by an electric current

electricity

a flow of energy that produces power

battery

two or more cells that produce an electric current as a result…

What causes static electricity?

What effect does static electricity hav…

How is potential difference measured?

What is potential difference?

when charge 'builds up' on an object then stays 'static'

it causes objects that were neutral to have a charge

using a voltmeter therefore it's measure in volts

the voltage

What causes static electricity?

when charge 'builds up' on an object then stays 'static'

What effect does static electricity hav…

it causes objects that were neutral to have a charge

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Current Electricity

Complete circuit

Conventional current

Current electricity

A flow of charged particles - either positive or negative. ... T…

Electricity can flow only it there is one from the source, thr…

Flows from positive to negative. ... Although electrons flow from…

Consists of three aspects:... Current... Voltage and Resistance

Current Electricity

A flow of charged particles - either positive or negative. ... T…

Complete circuit

Electricity can flow only it there is one from the source, thr…

Insulator

Conductor

Negative Charge

Positive Charge

An object that doesn't conduct electricity. Electrons cannot f…

An object that conducts electricity well. Electrons can flow e…

More electrons than protons

More protons than electrons

Insulator

An object that doesn't conduct electricity. Electrons cannot f…

Conductor

An object that conducts electricity well. Electrons can flow e…