# Current & series circuits

This lesson describes what electrical current is, how current can be measured and what we find when we measure the current at different points in a series circuit.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, letâ€™s see what you can remember from this topic. Hereâ€™s a quick quiz!

Q1.Identify the circuit symbol

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Q2.Identify the circuit symbol

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Q3.Select the correct circuit symbol for a resistor

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

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

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

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, letâ€™s see what you can remember from this topic. Hereâ€™s a quick quiz!

Q1.Identify the circuit symbol

1/6

Q2.Identify the circuit symbol

2/6

Q3.Select the correct circuit symbol for a resistor

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

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

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

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# Video

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# Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the â€˜Resume Videoâ€™ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click â€˜Nextâ€™ below.

Quiz:

# Current & Series Circuits

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

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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Quiz:

# Current & Series Circuits

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

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?

3/13

Q4.What does circuit symbol D represent?

4/13

Q5.What does circuit symbol E represent?

5/13

Q6.What does circuit symbol F represent?

6/13

Q7.What does circuit symbol G represent?

7/13

Q8.What is the unit for charge?

8/13

Q9.What is the unit for current?

9/13

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

10/13

Q11.Current is measured by...

11/13

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

12/13

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

13/13

# Lesson summary: Current & series circuits

## Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
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