KS3 Electricity, Series and Parallel Circuits

Lesson 1 and 2 of unit on Electricity for year 8 students. Covers circuit components and circuit diagrams, series circuit, parallel circuit, measuring current and voltage in series and parallel circuits. Hope you find it useful. Please rate and comment.

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  • Useful material - but two things have led to some issues. First is that insulation isn't there to "prevent electrocution" - this created near panic that touching the wires in the battery circuit could kill! Insulation is there to prevent wires touching things accidentally - yes, in high voltage circuits it prevents wires touching us, but we're dealing with ultra-low voltages.

    In the final slide (with parallel lamps) there is an unstated assumption that the bulbs are identical of course.

  • dg20123 months agoReport

    Fantastic. Clear and concise

  • jimmydasaint3 months agoReport

    Lucid and logical. Well done

  • KhalidHameed3 months agoReport

  • samory3 months agoReport

    Wonderful and very useful resources. thanks

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