Series circuits

In this lesson we will be learning about how current, potential difference and resistance behave in series circuits. We will also be applying Ohm's Law to solve simple problems.

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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.What is the unit of measure of resistance?

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Q2.When measuring the resistance of a component, which two components are essential?

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Q3.What is this a symbol for?

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Q4.Which equation is the correct equation linking current, charge and time.

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Q5.When measuring the resistance of a wire, what is the main hazard?

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Q6.Which of these will increase the resistance of a wire?

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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.What is the unit of measure of resistance?

1/6

Q2.When measuring the resistance of a component, which two components are essential?

2/6

Q3.What is this a symbol for?

3/6

Q4.Which equation is the correct equation linking current, charge and time.

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Q5.When measuring the resistance of a wire, what is the main hazard?

5/6

Q6.Which of these will increase the resistance of a wire?

6/6

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Quiz:

Series Circuits

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

Q1.Where in the circuit is an ammeter placed?

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Q2.Complete the sentence: In a series circuit the current....

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Q3.Which of these equations correctly represents the relationship between potential difference, energy transferred and charge flow.

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Q4.Complete the sentence: In a series circuit the total potential difference must equal...

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Q5.Select two choices that equal the total resistance in a series circuit.

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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:

Series Circuits

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

Q1.Where in the circuit is an ammeter placed?

1/5

Q2.Complete the sentence: In a series circuit the current....

2/5

Q3.Which of these equations correctly represents the relationship between potential difference, energy transferred and charge flow.

3/5

Q4.Complete the sentence: In a series circuit the total potential difference must equal...

4/5

Q5.Select two choices that equal the total resistance in a series circuit.

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

Lesson summary: Series circuits

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