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Switches

Switches and Schematic Drawings

QuestionAnswer
What is a device that can stop and start the flow of electrons in a circuit switch
What are the two main types of switches? push button and slider
What is a drawing that uses special symbols to show the path that electrons follow in a circuit? schematic drawing
If a circuit doesn't include something like a filament that slows down the electrons, they a ________ has been created short circuit
Are short circuits safe? no
Do short circuits make the electrons go faster or slower? faster
What will happen to a battery that is connected to a short circuit? die quickly
Can a circuit cause a fire? yes
What is the name of a circuit that has more than one path? parallel circuit
What is the name of a circuit with only one path? series circuit
Why do scientist use symbols in schematic drawings? less confusing when the same symbols are always used
What would happen if a circuit had no switch? the electrons would never stop traveling through the circuit
Created by: Cabrini