# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems I Task 1859759654

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Construct parallel circuits, using modeling components.

Definition

Construction should include
  • placing components in a parallel circuit
  • prototyping a functioning parallel circuit on a breadboard
  • soldering components on a circuit board to make a functioning parallel circuit.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What faults are associated with parallel circuits?
  • What are the advantages of using parallel circuits?
  • Where are parallel circuits typically used/found?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

PH.11

The student will investigate and understand how to diagram, construct, and analyze basic electrical circuits and explain the function of various circuit components. Key concepts include
  1. Ohm’s law;
  2. series, parallel, and combined circuits;
  3. electrical power; and
  4. alternating and direct currents.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

11. Apply the Design Processes

 

12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems

  

16. Energy and Power Technologies

 

19. Manufacturing Technologies

 

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