# Current & parallel circuits

In this lesson we will learn how to recognise and draw parallel circuits and describe how to make and record measurements of current in parallel. We will then describe how current behaves in parallel compared to series

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# 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!

Q1.What does circuit symbol A represent?

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Q2.What does circuit symbol B represent?

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Q3.What does circuit symbol C represent?

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Q4.What does circuit symbol D represent?

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Q5.What does circuit symbol E represent?

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Q6.What does circuit symbol F represent?

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Q7.What does circuit symbol G represent?

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Q8.What is the unit for charge?

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Q9.What is the unit for current?

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Q10.Complete the sentence: Current is the rate of flow of ...

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Q11.Current is measured by...

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Q12.A circuit composed of a single loop is called...

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Q13.A circuit composed of more than one loop is called...

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# 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!

Q1.What does circuit symbol A represent?

1/13

Q2.What does circuit symbol B represent?

2/13

Q3.What does circuit symbol C represent?

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Q4.What does circuit symbol D represent?

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Q5.What does circuit symbol E represent?

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Q6.What does circuit symbol F represent?

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Q7.What does circuit symbol G represent?

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Q8.What is the unit for charge?

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Q9.What is the unit for current?

9/13

Q10.Complete the sentence: Current is the rate of flow of ...

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Q11.Current is measured by...

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Q12.A circuit composed of a single loop is called...

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Q13.A circuit composed of more than one loop is called...

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# Worksheet

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# Current & Parallel Circuits

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

Q1.Fill in the blank: Current is the same everywhere in a _________ circuit

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Q2.Fill in the blank: Current splits at the junction in a _________ circuit

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Q3.Fill in the blank: Current ________________________ in a parallel circuit

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Q4.Fill in the blank: Current ________________________ in a series circuit

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Q5.If A1 = 4A, A2 = 2A and A3 = 2A, what would A4 read?

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Q6.If A1 = 3.6A and A2 = 2A, what would A3 read?

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Q7.If A1 reads 2A and A2 reads 2A, what does A3 read?

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# Current & Parallel Circuits

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

Q1.Fill in the blank: Current is the same everywhere in a _________ circuit

1/7

Q2.Fill in the blank: Current splits at the junction in a _________ circuit

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Q3.Fill in the blank: Current ________________________ in a parallel circuit

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Q4.Fill in the blank: Current ________________________ in a series circuit

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Q5.If A1 = 4A, A2 = 2A and A3 = 2A, what would A4 read?

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Q6.If A1 = 3.6A and A2 = 2A, what would A3 read?

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Q7.If A1 reads 2A and A2 reads 2A, what does A3 read?

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# Lesson summary: Current & parallel circuits

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