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# Electric Current

## Electrons move through circuits to produce electric current.

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## Electric Current and Circuits

Covers electrical current, electrical currents, electrical power, and electrical energy.

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## Telegraph

Explore the concept of Morse Code and how signals are transfered over great distances by using telegraph machines based on electromagnets

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## Power Lines

Learn about the relationship between electric potential, current, and resistance in the context of high-voltage AC power lines

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## Electric Analogies

Explore a different way of thinking about electricity as a way to become familiar with the concept of potential, current, and resistance

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## doll-house

Learn about the analysis of parallel circuits in the context of a realistic household circuit.

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## Marquee Lights

Learn about different ways you can wire an electric circuit, and how the brightness of the lights depends on how they are configured.

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## Flashlight

Learn about electric circuits, the flow of current, electrical resistance, and electrical power dissipation by exploring the operation of a flashlight.

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## Physics - Electric Current

Explains the concept of current and its relationship to potential difference and resistance. Defines both alternating and direct current.

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## The Current

Explains electric current, resistance, Ohm's law, and Kirchhoff's circuit laws.

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## Electric Current and Circuits Quiz

Reviews basic circuit design and the difference between conventional current and electron flow.

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## Electric Current and Circuits

This is an activity for students to complete while reading the Electric Current and Circuits Concept

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## Guess The Efficiency

Learn about the efficiency of a light bulb.

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## Batteries

How do batteries operate?

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## Controlling Traffic In Real Time

Discover how traffic lights know when to change.

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## Stunning Technology

Learn how stun guns operate.

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