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Series and Parallel Circuits Lab:
Draw diagrams after you build your circuits. 1.) Series Circuit with 1 light bulb:

2.) Series Circuit with 2 bulbs:

3.) Series Circuit with 3 bulbs:

4.) Parallel Circuit with 2 bulbs:

5.) Parallel Circuit with 3 bulbs:

Questions: 1. What is a series circuit?

2. What are two disadvantages of a series circuit?

3. What happens to the brightness of the light bulbs in a series circuit when more light bulbs are added to the circuit?

4. What is a parallel circuit?

5. What is an advantage of a parallel circuit?

6. What happens to the brightness of the light bulbs in a parallel circuit when another light bulb is added?