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This is a five-part interactive tutorial for introductory physics on the topic of electric circuits, current, and power. It explains the following concepts: electric potential, requirements of a circuit, light bulb anatomy, current flow, and electric power, and common misconceptions relating to electricity. Each section contains self-guided quizzes that allow students to check their understanding.
The Physics Front editors recommend this tutorial not only for high school physics learners, but also for middle school teachers seeking to refresh content knowledge on the topic of current electricity.
AAAS Benchmark Alignments (2008 Version)
8. The Designed World
8C. Energy Sources and Use
AAAS Benchmark Alignments (1993 Version)
4. THE PHYSICAL SETTING
G. Forces of Nature
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