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Identify Components in Electrical Circuits

In this worksheet, students will examine different electrical circuit diagrams and describe what they see.

'Identify Components in Electrical Circuits' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Electricity

Curriculum subtopic:   Energy in Circuits

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Electrical circuit diagrams are drawn in such a way that everyone can understand them. They have a rectangular shape and use symbols that represent components. 


Here is a scientific diagram using standard symbols.


electrical circuit


The symbols in this diagram show a circuit with a battery, a bulb and an open switch.


In this activity, we will look at different circuit diagrams and try to work out what each circuit is showing and if there are any errors.


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