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electric circuits 7

What makes up a circuit? Battery, globe, connecting wire & switch.
What connects everything together? connecting wire
What types of circuit are there? Parallel and Series
Does the switch have to be open or closed for the globe to glow? Closed
Does a parallel or a series circuit have a brighter globe Parallel
Does the globe last longer in a paralell circuit or a series circuit? Series
What is electricity sold in? Kilowatt hours
What is power measured in? Watts (W)or Kilowatts (kW)
What is used to measure the current flowing? Ammeter
Can electricity travel through an insulator? No
What types of insulators are there? Plastics. foams, rubber,wood.
What types of conductors are there? metal, steel, iron.
Where does electricity originally come from? burning coal
What other ways can make electrical energy? solar panels and wind farms
The amount of energy a cell can supply in a circuit is: voltage
the difficulty it is for a current to pass through is: resistance
the flow of electrons is called: circuit
the tiny particles that flow in an electric current are called: electrons
the controlling of the electricity: switch
the current can be measured in: ohms
Is the covering on a cable an insulator or a conductor? insulator
Can electric shocks be helpful? yes
Can electric shocks kill you? yes
Created by: seajes110