Vocabulary
Circuits
Conductors
Does it light? A, B, both or neither
schematic symbols

100

supplies energy in a circuit

What is a battery?

100

the type of circuit that when one bulb goes out all the other bulbs in the circuit go out too

What is a series circuit?

100

a material that allows electrons to move through it

What is a conductor?

100

Which light bulbs light? Left, right, both or neither?

Neither

100

light bulb 

200

opens or closes the circuit

What is a switch?

200

a circuit in which electrons have only one path to follow

What is a series circuit?

200

a material that does not allow electricity to move through it

What is an insulator?

200

Which bulb(s) light? Top, Bottom, both or neither?

Neither

200

What is a battery

300

a light source that requires little energy to light

LED

300

a type of circuit where electricity has more than one path to travel through

parallel circuit

300

wood, plastic and paper are all ....

insulators

300

Which bulb(s) light? A, B, both or neither?

Look at board 

B

300

What is a switch

400

Limits the amount of electricity that can travel through a circuit

What is resistor (resistance)?

400

when one bulb goes out the other stays on

What is a parallel circuit?

400

metals including copper, silver and nickel are....

What is conductors?

400

If I close the switch, does the light bulb light? Why?


Look at board


No - no battery

400

What is a motor?

500

a light source that only allows electricity to travel in one direction through it.

LED

500

When electrons travel through a circuit where there is nothing using energy.  This causes the circuit to get hot

What is a short circuit?

500

Why is there a colored insulation around wires?

1. To prevent wires from connecting accidentally

2. To easily identify them

500

Does the light bulb light? Why?

No light bulbs wont light with resistors.

500

What is a resistor?