# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems I Task 1859759675

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Construct parallel circuits.

Definition

Construction should include
  • using breadboard
  • determining two or more paths for current to flow
  • using a conductor, a load, and a voltage source
  • connecting components
  • testing output for desired results.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Which items in the industry or at home use series circuits?
  • How does virtual circuit compare to real-world model?
  • What may fault the circuit?
  • What happens to current flow in parallel circuits?

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

12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems

  

16. Energy and Power Technologies

 

2. The Core Concepts of Technology

 

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