Electric Current Lesson for Kids


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This type of circuit only has ONE path for the charges to travel. In this circuit, if one light or device goes out, nothing in the circuit will work.

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1. This is a type of circuit that has multiple paths in which electrical charges can travel. If part of the circuit stops working, the current can travel through a another path.

2. How do currents travel in a circuit?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see how much you know about electric current facts. Some topics you will see on the quiz are types of electrical current and how currents travel in circuits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our tools are made to help check your understanding of:

  • An example of a series circuit
  • How to power a circuit
  • Ways in which a current travels in a circuit
  • Other types of electric currents

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about electric current facts
  • Information recall - remember the information you learned about the different types of electric currents
  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read and interpret information correctly about how to power a circuit

Additional Learning

The Electric Current Lesson for Kids can help you learn more about these currents. Use this lesson to also:

  • Review the history of electricity
  • Look at the different types of electricity
  • See how electricity works