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Electric Circuits-Notebook Page 51 Cornell Notes-Chapter 14 Section 4-Electric Circuits (pages 436-437) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Describe a circuit. Describe an electric circuit.

Name the 3 basic parts of a simple circuit Give several examples of possible loads. What is the purpose of a load? Diagram figure 2 at the top of page 437 and label each part of the circuit. What is the purpose of a switch in a circuit? When a switch is turned off, what happens to the circuit? Name the two types of circuits (page 437).

Cornell Notes-Chapter 14 Section 4-Electric Circuits (438-441) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. What is a series circuit? How many paths are there for charges to follow in a series circuit? What happens as you add more load (ex. light bulbs) in a series circuit? Why does this happen? What happens if there is a break in a series circuit? Give an example. Explain how a series circuit can be useful and give an example. Explain how parallel circuits operate. Name two advantages of parallel circuits. What is the electrical headquarters of your home? What causes a short circuit? Name two electrical safety features that prevent fires in our homes. Explain how a fuse works. Explain how a circuit breaker works. Give 4 safety tips for using electrical energy

Electric Circuits-Notebook Page 51 Cornell Notes-Chapter 14 Section 4-Electric Circuits (pages 436-437) 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. Describe a circuit. Describe an electric circuit. Name the 3 basic parts of a simple circuit Give several examples of possible loads. What is the purpose of a load? Diagram figure 2 at the top of page 437 and label each part of the circuit. What is the purpose of a switch in a circuit? When a switch is turned off, what happens to the circuit? Name the two types of circuits (page 437).

Cornell Notes-Chapter 14 Section 4-Electric Circuits (438-441) 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. What is a series circuit? How many paths are there for charges to follow in a series circuit? What happens as you add more load (ex. light bulbs) in a series circuit? Why does this happen? What happens if there is a break in a series circuit? Give an example. Explain how a series circuit can be useful and give an example. Explain how parallel circuits operate. Name two advantages of parallel circuits. What is the electrical headquarters of your home? What causes a short circuit? Name two electrical safety features that prevent fires in our homes. Explain how a fuse works. Explain how a circuit breaker works. Give 4 safety tips for using electrical energy

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