# Ch 7: AP Physics C - Direct Current Circuits: Homeschool Curriculum

The direct current circuits unit of this AP Physics C Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about the components and function of direct current circuits. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

## Who's it for?

This unit of our AP Physics C Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about how direct current circuits work. There is no faster or easier way to learn about direct current circuits. Among those who would benefit are:

• Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about electric currents, electrical resistance, types of circuits and circuit analysis.
• Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
• Homeschool parents who need a physics curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
• Gifted students and students with learning differences.

## How it works:

• Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
• Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
• Short quizzes and a direct current circuits unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

## Direct Current Circuits Unit Objectives:

• Distinguish between direct and alternating electric currents.
• Recognize the ampere as a unit of electric current.
• Identify factors that impact electrical resistance.
• Recognize the ohm as a unit of electrical resistance.
• Learn the components of electric circuits.
• Distinguish between series circuits and parallel circuits.
• Calculate the equivalent resistance in parallel, series and combination circuits.
• Use Kirchhoff's rules to analyze circuits.
• Understand how resistor-capacitor (RC) circuits work.
• Determine the current and voltage for the elements in a resistor-capacitor circuit.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: AP Physics C - Direct Current Circuits: Homeschool Curriculum
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