Circuits

This lesson looks at how circuit symbols can be used to describe a circuit and we practise drawing and interpreting some simple circuit diagrams. We will also start using some models to describe electricity.

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Circuits

This will assess your understanding of the knowledge gained in this lesson so far and your prior knowledge.

Q1.Identify the circuit symbol

1/6

Q2.Identify the circuit symbol

2/6

Q3.Select the correct circuit symbol for a resistor

3/6

Q4.What particles move through the wires to create the flow of charge?

4/6

Q5.What is the role of the ammeter in a circuit?

5/6

Q6.What is the role of the voltmeter in a circuit?

6/6

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:

Circuits

This will assess your understanding of the knowledge gained in this lesson so far and your prior knowledge.

Q1.Identify the circuit symbol

1/6

Q2.Identify the circuit symbol

2/6

Q3.Select the correct circuit symbol for a resistor

3/6

Q4.What particles move through the wires to create the flow of charge?

4/6

Q5.What is the role of the ammeter in a circuit?

5/6

Q6.What is the role of the voltmeter in a circuit?

6/6

Lesson summary: Circuits

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