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Circuit Fast Facts

An electric circuit contains: a ___________, ___________, and __________. source, conductor, transformer
_____________ of electrical energy include batteries, solar cells, power plants, and generators. sources
A _______________ of electrical energy is what connects all parts of the electric circuits. conductor
A _____________ changes the electrical energy into something else. transformer
An electric circuit is a complete, unbroken path through which the _____________ flows. electricity
The _________ (conductor) must connect the power source to the transformer and then connect back to the power source to create a complete, or closed, circuit. wire
A ___________ ______________ allows the electricity to flow and the transformer to change the electrical energy into another type of energy. closed circuit
The purpose of a __________ is to control whether a circuit is closed (electricity flows) or open (electricity cannot flow). switch
Electrical energy can be transformed to other forms of energy in a _____________. circuit
Electrical energy can be transformed into _________ energy in an electric circuit if a light bulb is included in the circuit. light
Electrical energy can be transformed into ________energy in an electric circuit if a bell, buzzer, radio, or TV is included in the circuit. sound
Electrical energy can be transformed into _______ energy in an electric circuit if a toaster, stove, or heater is included in the circuit. heat
Electrical energy can be transformed into the energy of ________ _____________ if a fan or motor is added to the circuit. mechanical motion
Electrical energy is ___________ as it flows in the circuit. conserved
The Law of Conservation of energy states that energy isn’t created or destroyed; it only _________ ______________. changes forms
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