Types of Circuits
Current
Voltage
Diagrams
Potpourri
100
This type of circuit has only one BULB, one BATTERY, and a SWITCH.
What is SIMPLE?
100
Current is measured in ___________.
What is Amps?
100
This unit measures voltage.
What are VOLTS?
100
This is the symbol for a switch.
Check each other - It should look like a line with a gap and a diagonal line.
100

This is the number of red stripes on the American flag.

What is seven?

200
This type of circuit has multiple bulbs, but only ONE PATH for the electricity.
What is SERIES?
200
Current is the __________ of electricity.
What is FLOW?
200
Voltage is a __________ that makes electricity flow.
What is a PUSH?
200
These are TWO different symbols for a lightbulb.
Check each other. (One should look like a lightning bolt, the other looks like 2 cursive e's with a circle around it.)
200

Before it was Des Moines, this city was the capital of Iowa.

What is Iowa City?

300
This type of circuit has a mixture of circuit types.
What is COMPOUND?
300
In a parallel circuit, the current ___________ as bulbs are added.
What is INCREASES?
300
Snow cap is to voltage, as streams are to ___________.
What is CURRENT?
300
This is the circuit diagram for a simple circuit.
Check each other.
300

This is the rarest M&M shell color (in a typical plain M&M package).

What is brown?

400
This type of circuit has multiple paths for the electricity.
What is PARALLEL?
400
In a series circuit, the current ___________ as bulbs are added.
What is DECREASES?
400
This is the (approximate) voltage each light bulb would have in parallel circuit of 3 bulbs (using our class equipment!!).
What is 1.5 Volts?
400
This is the circuit diagram for a series circuit with 2 bulbs.
Check each other.
400

This three word phrase is written on Martin Luther King's gravestone.

What is Free at Last?

500
In this type of circuit, if a bulb is removed the other bulbs will go out.
What is SERIES?
500
As voltage increases, current ______________.
What is INCREASES?
500
This is the (approximate) voltage of each bulb in a series circuit of 3 bulbs (using our class equipment!)
What is 0.5 Volts?
500
This is a circuit diagram for a circuit with 3 bulbs that are all bright.
Check each other. You should have a parallel circuit diagram.
500

This city was the FIRST capital of the United States.

What is New York City?

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