# The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits

The Series Circuit After reading this section you will be able to do the following: Define a series circuit, and list the components needed to make it. Construct a simple and complex series circuit. Define what a load is. Electrical Fires" In addition to calculating your electricity usage, there are other things you can do to prevent your home from going up in flames this Christmas. Things like faulty wiring, winter weather and bad product choices can all act as contributing factors in a holiday fire. ­Every year, thousands of counterfeit electrical products end up on the shelves of legitimate stores across the United States.

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physics.nist.gov/Pubs/SP811/sec07.html 7 Rules and Style Conventions for Expressing Values of Quantities 7.1 Value and numerical value of a quantity The value of a quantity is its magnitude expressed as the product of a number and a unit, and the number multiplying the unit is the numerical value of the quantity expressed in that unit. More formally, the value of quantity A can be written as A = { A }[ A ], where { A } is the numerical value of A when the value of A is expressed in the unit [ A ]. The numerical value can therefore be written as { A } = A / [ A ], which is a convenient form for use in figures and tables. Pencil Resistors Please ensure you have JavaScript enabled in your browser. If you leave JavaScript disabled, you will only access a portion of the content we are providing. <a href="/science-fair-projects/javascript_help.php">Here's how.</a> Abstract

The Jelly Bean Role Play (Vignette) Progressing towards the Level 5 standard The following vignette is reproduced with permission from Peel Publications, Australia, copyright © 2007. The Jelly Bean Role Play – some pros and cons Many teachers like using the Jelly Bean Role Play as an approach to teaching about electric circuits. In the role play, two students are assigned the roles of ‘battery’ and ‘light globe’. The ‘battery’ is given a bag of jelly beans which represent ‘energy’.

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