What happens in a circuit when we change the components?

In this lesson, we will be learning about voltmeters and ammeters. We will then investigate what happens when we change the number of cells and lamps in a circuit. We will be writing predictions and conclusions in this lesson. You will need a pencil, a piece of paper and a ruler.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What kind of materials do not let electricity pass through them easily?

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Q2.Is copper a conductor or an insulator?

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Q3.Is plastic a conductor or an insulator?

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Q4.Is rubber a conductor or an insulator?

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Q5.Is aluminium a conductor or an insulator?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What kind of materials do not let electricity pass through them easily?

1/5

Q2.Is copper a conductor or an insulator?

2/5

Q3.Is plastic a conductor or an insulator?

3/5

Q4.Is rubber a conductor or an insulator?

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Q5.Is aluminium a conductor or an insulator?

5/5

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Science - Measuring electricity - End of lesson Quiz

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Q1.What component does symbol A represent?

Symbol A

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Q2.What does an ammeter measure?

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Q3.A circuit starts with one lamp and one cell. What happens when you add more cells to the circuit?

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Q4.A circuit starts with one lamp and one cell. What happens when you add more lamps to the circuit?

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Q5.Look at picture 1. It shows the structure of a conclusion. What does the green 'E' stand for?

Picture 1: how to structure a conclusion

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Science - Measuring electricity - End of lesson Quiz

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What component does symbol A represent?

Symbol A

1/5

Q2.What does an ammeter measure?

2/5

Q3.A circuit starts with one lamp and one cell. What happens when you add more cells to the circuit?

3/5

Q4.A circuit starts with one lamp and one cell. What happens when you add more lamps to the circuit?

4/5

Q5.Look at picture 1. It shows the structure of a conclusion. What does the green 'E' stand for?

Picture 1: how to structure a conclusion

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Lesson summary: What happens in a circuit when we change the components?

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