AC and DC supply

Malcolm and Angus Young developed an idea for a band's name after their sister, Margaret Young, saw the initials "AC/DC" on a sewing machine. Although this video is not about a famous rock band, it does explain alternating versus direct current and graphs both currents so viewers can visualize the differences. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Bring in items that use AC and DC and see if class members can figure out the difference
Classroom Considerations

  • Remember YouTube comments are open to anyone who wants to submit a comment
  • Requires prior knowledge of how electric currents work
  • The 27th in a series of 49 videos

  • Ideal for visual learners
  • Includes closed captioning and a full written script, an added bonus

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