Types of Circuits Teacher Resources

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Types of Circuits and Ohm's Law

For Students 9th - 12th
In this circuits an Ohm's Law worksheet, students read about the differences between series and parallel circuits. They are given Ohm's Law and the definitions of current, voltage and resistance. Students match variables with their...
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Electric Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the construction of the electric circuit with a thorough presentation that provides a solid background for each type of circuit. After introducing key vocabulary, the lesson goes on to explain circuit design.
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Types of Circuits and Ohm's Law

For Students 9th - 12th
In this circuits worksheet, students compare and contrast series and parallel circuits. Students learn about Ohm's Law and define current, voltage, and resistance. This worksheet has 6 matching, 18 fill in the blank, and 8 short answer...
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Circuit Search

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use investigation and comparison to gain an understanding of series and parallel circuits. They are asked:"What are series and parallel circuits?" They discuss their responses and draw an example of each type of circuit. ...
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Casual Patterns in Simple Circuits

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students work in cooperative pairs to create a series circuit and a parallel circuit. Students compare and contrast the two different types of circuits using worksheets that are included.
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Basic Ammeter Use

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this ammeter worksheet, students answer eleven questions about ammeters, multimeters and types of circuits. They identify different types of circuits given schematic diagrams.
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Circuits- Lock-out/ Tag-out

For Students 10th - 12th
In this circuits worksheet, students answer eight questions about different types of circuits, grounding cables to reduce electric shock, circuit breakers and locking and tagging a disconnect device.
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Light the Bulb!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate electrical circuits and how light bulbs are powered. In this electricity and power lesson, 3rd graders study the vocabulary necessary which includes the different types of circuits, electrical currents, and...
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Basic circuit troubleshooting

For Students 6th - 12th
In this circuit worksheet students complete a series of questions using diagrams of different types of circuits and explain why they fail or work. 
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A Bright Idea

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students build a simple flashlight to understand how a light works. For this circuits and electricity lesson plan, students build a flashlight using a flashbulb, a "D" cell battery and a strip of aluminum foil. Students experiment by...
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This Little Light of Mine, Part II

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate series and parallel circuits by interacting with a Web site about circuits. They illustrate the different types of circuits using the drawing tools. Using these illustrations, 5th graders create a booklet about...
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Circuits

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover the differences between parallel and series circuits. They draw and construct the two types of circuits using wires, bulbs, batteries, sockets, and switches.
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Flowing Electrons

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students act out different types of circuits, and create their own circuits using wire, a bulb, a battery and a switch.
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Electricity and Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Electrify your classroom as you lead pupils through a series of steps to demonstrate basic principles of electricity and magnetism. They design a simple circuit and test this for static electricity and current electricity. Next, they...
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This Little Light of Mine, Part II

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research series and parallel circuits using the given website. In this circuits lesson, 6th graders research circuits online with virtual examples and complete hands-on activities. Students create a series and parallel...
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Resistance In Series And Parallel Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars investigate electric circuits. In this electricity lesson, students observe illumination in a series and parallel circuits. They predict and calculate the resistance in each type of circuit using a voltmeter.
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Electricity and Magnetism

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The standard basics of electricity are detailed in this clear-cut collection of slides. Straightforward explanations are offered for static electricity, series and parallel circuits, conductors, insulators, and resistance. Some animation...
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Electrical Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
My friend told me how electricity is measured and I was like Watt! In the hands-on activity, learners explore electricity by building circuits, both parallel and series. They also determine how increasing the number of light bulbs and...
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Photons in the Radiative Zone: Which Way Is Out? An A-Maz-ing Model

For Students 9th - 12th
Can you move like a photon? Young scholars use a maze to reproduce the straight line motion of a photon. The second in a six-part series of lessons on the sun has learners measure angle of incidence and refraction to determine the path...
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Elementary Circuits

For Students 7th - 9th
In this electrical circuits worksheet, students answer 12 questions about basic circuits including identifying parts of a circuit, answering questions about shorted circuits and determining if voltage would exist at certain test points...
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Earth's Energy

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss the Earth's energy. In this science lesson plan, students construct a simple circuit, a series circuit, and a parallel circuit.
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Series and Parallel Circuits

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Learners demonstrate simple circuits and find the differences between parallel and serial circuits.  In this electronic lesson plan students work in teams to test different designs using a low voltage light bulb. 
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Electric Circuits

For Students 9th - 12th
In this electric circuits learning exercise, students review Ohm's law, the two types of electric circuits, and how electrical power is measured. This learning exercise has 15 fill in the blank questions.
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How Electric Current Produces Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are introduced to the concept of electric currents. In groups, they develop their own game board to test different circuits to determine if they are complete. They record their observations of the energy transfer between...

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