Science - Current Electricity

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  1. What is current electricity?
    This is the flow of electrons along a conductor
  2. State the difference between a conductor and an insulator
    A conductor lets electricity flow through them

    An insulator stops the flow of electricity
  3. State the function of a switch
    It turns the electric current on in an electric circuit
  4. State the function of a fuse
    It protects the circuit
  5. State the function of a resisitor
    It slows down the flow of current in a circuit
  6. State the function of an ammeter
    It measures the flow of current in a circuit
  7. State the function of a voltmeter
    It measures voltage

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Science - Current Electricity
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2012-05-05 12:43:27
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