# Study sets matching "science circuits"

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…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

current elecrticity

switch

resistors

a path in which electrical current flows

flow of an electric charge through a circuit

can control the flow of a charge in a circuit

reduce the electric charge that flows through a circuit

circuit

a path in which electrical current flows

current elecrticity

flow of an electric charge through a circuit

Energy

work

Mechanical Energy

Potential Energy

The ability to do work

the use of force to move an object

The energy that an object has because that an object changes b…

Stored energy. It is the energy that n object changes based on…

Energy

The ability to do work

work

the use of force to move an object

what charges are attracted to each othe…

Coulombs first law

2nd law

3rd law

neutral-charged / opposites

the strength of electric force increases with increasing elect…

the strength of electric force varies depending on distance be…

the direction of the electric force between two objects depend…

what charges are attracted to each othe…

neutral-charged / opposites

Coulombs first law

the strength of electric force increases with increasing elect…

what is a conductor

what is a insalator

why is copper a good house hold wireing

how can you determine weather a string…

a material that allows electrons to flow through it.

a type of material that wont allow electrons to go through it.

because its a good conductor.

if the light is bright or not

what is a conductor

a material that allows electrons to flow through it.

what is a insalator

a type of material that wont allow electrons to go through it.

How are series and parallel circuits al…

How are series circuits different than…

How are parallel circuits different tha…

Black wires vs red wires

Same energy transformations, they were complete circuits, lit…

-One path for electrons from the battery to the bulbs one bulb…

Each bulb had its own path to the the battery, a direct connec…

When not plugged into a source, they are the same. (Copper wir…

How are series and parallel circuits al…

Same energy transformations, they were complete circuits, lit…

How are series circuits different than…

-One path for electrons from the battery to the bulbs one bulb…

What do we call the part that supplies…

Under what conditions will a Circuit wo…

What do we call the device that measure…

What word do we use to measure the curr…

A Cell or a Batteey

Complete

Ammeter

Amps

What do we call the part that supplies…

A Cell or a Batteey

Under what conditions will a Circuit wo…

Complete

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

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

Circuit

Current

Resistor

Short circuit

A path along which charged particles can travel

A flow of particles moving through circuits

Makes the current in the circuit smaller

Occurs if a circuit is not reduced

Circuit

A path along which charged particles can travel

Current

A flow of particles moving through circuits

Circuits

D-Cell

Battery

Electricity source

a pathway for the flow of electricity

The source of electricity that has only 1 cell

A source of electricity that has more than 1 cell

provides the energy to light bulbs, motor, or other devices

Circuits

a pathway for the flow of electricity

D-Cell

The source of electricity that has only 1 cell

Circuit

Closed circuit

Conductor

Current

a path containing easily movable charges

no gaps that prevent the flow of charges (charges can flow)

materials that allow electrons to move easily through it

electrons move through materials (flowing through a wire and a…

Circuit

a path containing easily movable charges

Closed circuit

no gaps that prevent the flow of charges (charges can flow)

Short circuit

Resistor

Series circuit

Current

An unwanted electrical connection with very low resistance to…

A device that slows the flow of current

A circuit where moving charges can only follow a single path

The flow of electrical charge

Short circuit

An unwanted electrical connection with very low resistance to…

Resistor

A device that slows the flow of current