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Flashcards in P2.1.2 - Circuits and Current Deck (15)
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1

What are the units for amps?

A

2

Identify the circuit symbol

Cell

3

Which circuit component pushes charge (electrons) around a circuit?

A cell or battery

4

Identify the circuit symbol

Bulb

5

What is current measured in?

Amperes or Amps (A)

6

Identify the circuit symbol

Voltmeter

7

What is meant by electrical current?

The amount of charge flowing per second

8

Which component can we use to control whether or not current can flow in a circuit

A switch

9

Identify the circuit symbol

Motor

10

The charged particles that move around a circuit are called...

electrons

11

Which component do we use to measure electric current?

Ammeter

12

Identify the circuit symbol

Switch

13

Identify the circuit symbol

ammeter

14

Two cells make up a...

battery

15

Identify the circuit symbol

Battery