Alternating Current vs. Direct Current: Lesson for Kids


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Complete this to make a true statement.

Hertz is _____.

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1. Which of the following statements is true about voltage?

2. Which of the following statements is NOT true about DC current flow?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Alternating current and direct current are two different forms of electricity. See how much you know about them by answering questions on key points like a definition of a Hertz and an explanation of voltage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following will be covered on the worksheet/quiz:

  • Characteristic of DC current flow
  • The reason AC power is used in the homes of most people
  • The way AC current flow works

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on direct current and alternating current
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about how to describe a Hertz
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about AC power being used in most homes and a description of how voltage works

Additional Learning

Electricity is used almost everywhere around us. To learn more about it, you can go over the lesson named Alternating Current vs. Direct Current: Lesson for Kids which will cover these topics:

  • The flow of currents through a wire
  • Explanation of how those currents work
  • Voltage in DC currents