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The amount of electric current passing through a circuit depends on the voltage pushing the current and the resistance opposing the current.

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    Controlling Current in Electric Circuits

    Controlling Current in Electric Circuits

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Covers devices that are used to control the current in an electrical circuit.
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    Flashlight

    Flashlight

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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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    Electric Analogies

    Electric Analogies

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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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    How Light Bulbs and Fuses Work

    How Light Bulbs and Fuses Work

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Shows how a light bulb lights up and how a fuse protects a circuit.
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    Circuit Breakers

    Circuit Breakers

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn how circuit breakers protect your house.
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    Lights in Series

    Lights in Series

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discover the relationship between voltage and current in a series circuit.
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