Parallel Circuits Lesson for Kids


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In an electrical circuit, _____ use the energy that is flowing through the circuit.

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1. In an electrical circuit, what is the role of the wires?

2. Which of these statements best describes a parallel electrical circuit?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you know about parallel circuits. Answer quiz questions on topics like the use of energy that flows in a circuit and its wires.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these key points:

  • Description of a parallel electrical circuit
  • The reason these circuits are used in homes
  • Metal wires in these circuits

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on parallel circuits
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the reason metal is used in the wires in electrical circuits
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about why these circuits are used in most homes and the energy that flows in these circuits

Additional Learning

Learn more with the lesson entitled Parallel Circuits Lesson for Kids. These topics will be discussed to help you study:

  • Explanation of an electrical circuit
  • Closed and broken circuits
  • Definition of a parallel circuit
  • Some of their advantages