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CLIP 10597

# Series and parallel circuits

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Key Info
• Series and parallel circuits
• Duration: 02:51
• Series circuits are described as simple. Fairy lights are used as an example. An explanation is given of how any break in a series circuit results in no flow of electricity. Parallel circuits are then described. A go cart track with two routes is used as a model, before a hair drier is given as an example. An explanation is given of how a break in a parallel circuit only results in components on that branch not working.
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## Phys: Electricity - Circuits

• Keywords: series, parallel, circuits
Ideas for use in class
• To explain the difference between series and parallel circuits and illustrate some everyday examples.
Background details
• Clip language : English
• Aspect ratio : 16x9