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# Electric Current

## A continuous flow of electrons through a circuit and the representative SI Unit of measurement.

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## Electric Current

What electric current and voltage are and why electric current occurs.

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## 전류

전류와 전압, 전류의 발생

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## Electric Current

by Doug Davidson //basic

What electric current and voltage are and why electric current occurs.

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## Electric Current

by Christopher von Nagy //basic

What electric current and voltage are and why electric current occurs.

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## Electric Current

What electric current and voltage are and why electric current occurs.

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## Electric Current

What electric current and voltage are and why electric current occurs.

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## Electric Current

What electric current and voltage are and why electric current occurs.

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## Electrical Energy

What electric current and voltage are and why electric current occurs.

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• Video

## Electric Current

by Kyle Bardman //basic

Here is a helpful video explaining electric current. Courtesy of: ScienceOnline

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## Electric Current Quiz - MS PS

Reviews the definitions of electric current and voltage and why electric current occurs.

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• Real World Application

## The Guts of a Phone

by Jeremy Folk //

How does the phone know what position your holding it in?

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• Real World Application

by CK-12 //basic

Learn how structures in the human ear act like a tiny battery, the role this battery plays in hearing, and other ways it might be used.

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• Real World Application

## Human Generator

by CK-12 //basic

Find out how a bicycle can be used to generate electricity and how practical it would be to generate electricity this way.

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• Real World Application

## Shawn's Story

by CK-12 //basic

Learn how a man named Shawn Miller barely survived accidental contact with high-power electric lines and what you can do to stay safe around electric lines.

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• Real World Application

by CK-12 //basic

Learn how devices called transformers change the voltage of electricity in your home and in electronics chargers so the electricity doesn't "fry" the circuits.

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• Real World Application

## A Dangerous Myth about Electricity

by CK-12 //basic

Find out whether wearing rubber-soled shoes would really protect you from electricity if you accidentally touch an electric line or are struck by lightning.

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• Real World Application

## How Can You Resist?

by CK-12 //basic

Discover what resistors are, how they work, and how to use Ohm's law to find the size of resistor needed for a particular device.

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## Electron Drift and Electric Current

An animated diagram of an electric current.

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## Potential Difference and Electron Drift

An animation showing how a potential difference causes free electrons in a metal to form a current.

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• Flashcards

## Electric Current

by Ellaine Chou //basic

These flashcards are here to help you better understand middle school physical science.

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• Flashcards

## Electric Current

by Kyle Bardman //basic