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Basic ideas...
Electric current is when electrons start to flow around a
circuit. We use an _________ to measure it and it is
measured in ____.
Potential difference (also called _______) is how big the
push on the electrons is. We use a ________ to measure
it and it is measured in ______.
Resistance is anything that resists an electric current. It
is measured in _____."
(Words: volts, amps, ohms, voltage, ammeter, voltmeter)…read more

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More basic ideas...
If a battery is
added the current
will ________
because there is a
greater _____ on
the electrons
If a bulb is added
the current will
_______ because
there is greater
________ in the
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Current in a series circuit
If the current The
here is 2 current
amps... here will
be...
The current And the
here will current
be... here will
be...
In other words, the current in a series
circuit is THE SAME at any point…read more

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Current in a parallel circuit
A PARALLEL circuit is one where the current has a "choice
of routes"
Here comes the current...
Half of the current
will go down here
(assuming the bulbs
are the same)...
And the rest will
go down here...…read more

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Current in a parallel circuit
If the
current
here is 6 And the
amps current here
will be...
The current
here will be...
The current
The current here will be...
here will be...…read more

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