# What are circuit diagrams?

In this lesson, we will be learning how electrical circuits are represented as diagrams. We will learn the symbol for each component and draw our own circuit diagrams. You will need a pencil, a piece of paper and a ruler.

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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.Which component provides the power supply for the circuit?

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Q2.Why would circuit A not work?

2/6

Q3.Why would circuit B not work?

3/6

Q4.Why would circuit C not work?

4/6

Q5.What happens to the charges to make a static charge build up?

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Q6.What causes the build up in charge when lighting occurs?

6/6

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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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.Which component provides the power supply for the circuit?

1/6

Q2.Why would circuit A not work?

2/6

Q3.Why would circuit B not work?

3/6

Q4.Why would circuit C not work?

4/6

Q5.What happens to the charges to make a static charge build up?

5/6

Q6.What causes the build up in charge when lighting occurs?

6/6

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# What are circuit diagrams?

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which component makes a sound when electricity flows through it?

1/5

Q2.Which component does symbol A represent?

2/5

Q3.Which component does symbol B represent?

3/5

Q4.Which component does symbol C represent?

4/5

Q5.Which component does symbol D represent?

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# What are circuit diagrams?

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which component makes a sound when electricity flows through it?

1/5

Q2.Which component does symbol A represent?

2/5

Q3.Which component does symbol B represent?

3/5

Q4.Which component does symbol C represent?

4/5

Q5.Which component does symbol D represent?

5/5

# Lesson summary: What are circuit diagrams?

## Time to move!

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