# Potential difference

This lesson describes a model to help us understand potential difference, as well as looks at how we can measure potential difference in a series circuit.

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!

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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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!

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

2/7

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

3/7

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

4/7

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

5/7

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

6/7

7/7

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Potential Difference

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

Q1.What particles move through the wires to create the flow of charge?

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Q2.What is the unit for charge?

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Q3.How should a voltmeter be connected in a series circuit?

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Q4.What is potential difference measured in?

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Q5.Fill in the blank: Potential difference is __________ in a series circuit

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Q6.If the potential difference of the cell is 1.5V and each bulb was identical, what would be the readings on V2, V3 and V4?

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Quiz:

# Potential Difference

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

Q1.What particles move through the wires to create the flow of charge?

1/7

Q2.What is the unit for charge?

2/7

Q3.How should a voltmeter be connected in a series circuit?

3/7

Q4.What is potential difference measured in?

4/7

Q5.Fill in the blank: Potential difference is __________ in a series circuit

5/7

Q6.If the potential difference of the cell is 1.5V and each bulb was identical, what would be the readings on V2, V3 and V4?

6/7

7/7

# Lesson summary: Potential difference

## Time to move!

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