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Change in Electric Current: Physics Lab

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What is an electric circuit?

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1. What is current in a circuit?

2. What is a resistor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Electricity is considered vital to survival for most people. So take this quiz/worksheet duo to assess what you understand about a lab that discusses electric current and forces that can change it. Some quiz questions require you to define important phrases and terminology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the quiz, you will be tested on what you know about:

  • Current in a circuit
  • Resistors
  • Electric circuits
  • A device that identifies current within a circuit

Skills Practiced

Employ these skills while you work on the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about a lab study on change in electric current from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of electric currents to correctly identify any possible change to total voltage and current when a resistor is added to a series circuit
  • Defining key concepts - verify that you can accurately define main phrases, such as current in a circuit and electric circuit
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the device that measures current in a circuit

Additional Learning

Push yourself to learn more by viewing the video lesson titled Change in Electric Current: Physics Lab. You will meet these key objectives by completing the lesson:

  • Understand the steps of a physics lab that evaluates the results when you make a change in an electric current
  • Learn the mathematical calculation for finding resistance
  • Identify an analogy that describes an electric circuit
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