Charge and current

In this lesson we will learn what electrical current is, how to measure it in a circuit and how to calculate the value of the electrical current using charge and time.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Select the two components that have a store of chemical energy.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q2.Which of these components measure the current?

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Q3.Which of these components can be used to break a circuit and turn the current on and off.

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Q4.What component does this circuit symbol represent?

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Q5.Which of these sentences best describes a series circuit?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Select the two components that have a store of chemical energy.

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of these components measure the current?

2/5

Q3.Which of these components can be used to break a circuit and turn the current on and off.

3/5

Q4.What component does this circuit symbol represent?

4/5

Q5.Which of these sentences best describes a series circuit?

5/5

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Quiz:

Charge and Current

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Question 1

Question 2

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Q1.What is this a definition for: "the flow of charge" ?

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Q2.Which component is used to measure the current in a circuit?

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Q3.What is the unit of measure for current?

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Q4.What symbol is used in equations to represent current?

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Q5.Which charged particle moves around the circuit, allowing the flow of charge?

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Q6.Which of these equations is the correct equation linking charge, current and time?

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Q7.If 450 C flow through a desk lamp in 9 seconds, what is the current?

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Q8.A current of 3 A flows through a resistor. When the circuit is switched on a charge of 24 C flows. How long is the circuit turned on for?

8/8

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Charge and Current

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Q1.What is this a definition for: "the flow of charge" ?

1/8

Q2.Which component is used to measure the current in a circuit?

2/8

Q3.What is the unit of measure for current?

3/8

Q4.What symbol is used in equations to represent current?

4/8

Q5.Which charged particle moves around the circuit, allowing the flow of charge?

5/8

Q6.Which of these equations is the correct equation linking charge, current and time?

6/8

Q7.If 450 C flow through a desk lamp in 9 seconds, what is the current?

7/8

Q8.A current of 3 A flows through a resistor. When the circuit is switched on a charge of 24 C flows. How long is the circuit turned on for?

8/8

Lesson summary: Charge and current

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