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The animated drawing down below is a
of an electric circuit that could be used for an electric car.
Do you know or can you guess the names of the parts?
Here's a list to choose from. Watch out, there are a few extras that you won't use:
ammeter pulley battery brake motor DPDT switch simple switch lightbulb fuse gear wire steering wheel
Each green line is a:
The blue thingy with long and short lines is a:
The orange squiggle thing is a:
The red thing is a:
The purple thing is a:
The yellow circle thing is a:
The brown circle thing is a:
The silvery spinning thing is a:
Watch for a minute, then see if you can answer these questions:
What happens when the red thingy moves?
What changes after the purple thing has moved?
What is the yellow thing trying to show?
Why do the blue "+" and "-" symbols change around?
When you're done and you
click here to see the answers
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