# Study sets matching "science circuits"

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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…

Conductor

Insulator

Parallel circuit

Series circuit

A material that allows electrons to pass through easily.

A material in which electrons are not able to move easily

A circuit that contains more than one path for the current flo…

An electric circuit with only one path for the current flow.

Conductor

A material that allows electrons to pass through easily.

Insulator

A material in which electrons are not able to move easily

Electric current

Short circuit

Resistance

Series circuit

A flow of electric charge

A flaw in a circuit that allows a large current to flow throug…

How much a material opposes or resists the flow of an electric…

An electric current with only one path for the current

Electric current

A flow of electric charge

Short circuit

A flaw in a circuit that allows a large current to flow throug…

series circuit

electric current

parallel circuit

conductor

a circuit in which electrical charge can only flow in one circ…

an electric charge in motion

a circuit the has two or more paths through which electrical c…

a material through which an electric charge can move easily

series circuit

a circuit in which electrical charge can only flow in one circ…

electric current

an electric charge in motion

battery

circuit

conduct

contact

a device that changes stored... chemical energy into electrical... e…

a closed path that electricity... can flow through

to allow heat or electricity to... pass through easily

the act of touching

battery

a device that changes stored... chemical energy into electrical... e…

circuit

a closed path that electricity... can flow through

battery

circuit

circulate

conduct

a device that changes stored... chemical energy into electrical... e…

a closed path that electricity... can flow through

to move around

to allow heat or electricity to... pass through easily

battery

a device that changes stored... chemical energy into electrical... e…

circuit

a closed path that electricity... can flow through

overloaded circuit

series circuit

parallel circuit

Thomas Edison

an overloaded circuit is an electric circuit that is carrying…

circuit with one path

circuit with more than one path

...

overloaded circuit

an overloaded circuit is an electric circuit that is carrying…

series circuit

circuit with one path

electrical circuit

electric current

open circuit

closed circuit

A pathway of conductors that lets electricity flow through it.

The flow of electricity through a conductor.

A broken pathway. Electricity cannot flow through an open circ…

A complete pathway. Electricity can flow through a closed circ…

electrical circuit

A pathway of conductors that lets electricity flow through it.

electric current

The flow of electricity through a conductor.

Series circuit

Parallel Circuit

Cell/Battery

Switch

Where you get components one after the other

Different components are connected on different branches of th…

Gives power to the circuit

Turns circuit on/off

Series circuit

Where you get components one after the other

Parallel Circuit

Different components are connected on different branches of th…

Series circuit

Parallel Circuit

Cell/Battery

Switch

Where you get components one after the other

Different components are connected on different branches of th…

Gives power to the circuit

Turns circuit on/off

Series circuit

Where you get components one after the other

Parallel Circuit

Different components are connected on different branches of th…

CIRCUIT

TWO TYPES OF CIRCUITS

CLOSED CIRCUIT

OPEN CIRCUIT

A CURRENT OF ELECTRICITY TRAVELS IN A PATH

CLOSED AND OPEN

ALLOWS ELECTRICAL ENERGY TO CONTINUE FLOWING AND MOVING. IT HA…

DOES NOT ALLOW ELECTRICAL ENERGY TO FLOW. IT HAS A BREAK IN IT…

CIRCUIT

A CURRENT OF ELECTRICITY TRAVELS IN A PATH

TWO TYPES OF CIRCUITS

CLOSED AND OPEN

circuit

closed (complete) circuit

open (incomplete) circuit

3 components of a circuit

a pathway for the flow has a circular movement

continuous electricity with no "breaks". Device is "working"

non-continuous electricity. Has "breaks": device NOT working.

1. energy source (battery) 2. something to carry electricity (…

circuit

a pathway for the flow has a circular movement

closed (complete) circuit

continuous electricity with no "breaks". Device is "working"

circuit

closed circuit

conductor

current

a path containing mobile charges

a circuit that has a complete path for charge to flow

a material that contains easily movable charges (copper is a g…

the flow of electric charge

circuit

a path containing mobile charges

closed circuit

a circuit that has a complete path for charge to flow

series circuit

parallel circuit

alternating circuit (double throw)

load

all loads on the same wire turned on and off as one

all loads on different wires can be turned on and off separate…

each time the switch touches one of the two wires the load on…

the place where the energy is going, ex. light bulb

series circuit

all loads on the same wire turned on and off as one

parallel circuit

all loads on different wires can be turned on and off separate…

CIRCUIT

TWO TYPES OF CIRCUITS

CLOSED CIRCUIT

OPEN CIRCUIT

A CURRENT OF ELECTRICITY TRAVELS IN A PATH

CLOSED AND OPEN

ALLOWS ELECTRICAL ENERGY TO CONTINUE FLOWING AND MOVING. IT HA…

DOES NOT ALLOW ELECTRICAL ENERGY TO FLOW. IT HAS A BREAK IN IT…

CIRCUIT

A CURRENT OF ELECTRICITY TRAVELS IN A PATH

TWO TYPES OF CIRCUITS

CLOSED AND OPEN

CIRCUIT

TWO TYPES OF CIRCUITS

CLOSED CIRCUIT

OPEN CIRCUIT

A CURRENT OF ELECTRICITY TRAVELS IN A PATH

CLOSED AND OPEN

ALLOWS ELECTRICAL ENERGY TO CONTINUE FLOWING AND MOVING. IT HA…

DOES NOT ALLOW ELECTRICAL ENERGY TO FLOW. IT HAS A BREAK IN IT…

CIRCUIT

A CURRENT OF ELECTRICITY TRAVELS IN A PATH

TWO TYPES OF CIRCUITS

CLOSED AND OPEN

electric energy

static electricity

current electricity

static electrcity

energy created by electrons moving through an electrical condu…

the build-up of electric charge on a surface

a flow of charge which moves along a wire, flows from the nega…

the buildup of electric charge on a surface

electric energy

energy created by electrons moving through an electrical condu…

static electricity

the build-up of electric charge on a surface

Voltage

Current= I

Resistor

Power

Measure of electrical potential. Unit: v ... E=IR

Flow of charge. Unit: amps. Formula: I= V/R

Sloughs the currents. Unit: OHM. Formula: R=V/I

Rate at which energy is transferred. Unit: watt. Formula: P= VI

Voltage

Measure of electrical potential. Unit: v ... E=IR

Current= I

Flow of charge. Unit: amps. Formula: I= V/R

Protons

Electrons

Neutrons

Attract

Particle with a positive electrical charge

Particles with a negative electrical charge

Particles with no electrical charge

Pull together

Protons

Particle with a positive electrical charge

Electrons

Particles with a negative electrical charge

Electric circuit

Open circuit

Series circuit

Parallel circuit

A closed conducting loop consisting of 3 parts:... 1) power sourc…

A circuit that has a opening in a circuit... *If one of the parts…

An electric circuit with only one path for the current to flow

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

Electric circuit

A closed conducting loop consisting of 3 parts:... 1) power sourc…

Open circuit

A circuit that has a opening in a circuit... *If one of the parts…

Protons

Electrons

Neutrons

Attract

Particle with a positive electrical charge

Particles with a negative electrical charge

Particles with no electrical charge

Pull together

Protons

Particle with a positive electrical charge

Electrons

Particles with a negative electrical charge