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Parallel and Series Circuits

You and your partners will be using the electricity equipment to complete the activities below. Make sure that your pictures are clear and labeled. Use pages D50 and D51 to help you.

1. Use your equipment to create a circuit where two lights are shining at the same time. Draw how you have set it up in the space below.

What would happen if you removed one of the lights?

2. Set up a circuit where two lights are lighting, and if you remove one of the lights, the other light still works.

Why did one light bulb work when one was removed?

3. Using one bulb, 3 alligator clips, 1 battery, tinfoil, clothes pin and tape, create a circuit where the clothes pin is the switch that turns the light on and off. Draw what you created in the spaces below.

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