Current Electricity Checklist Can I … • use appropriate terminology related to current electricity. • identify electrical quantities (current, potential difference, resistance, electrical energy) and list their symbols and their corresponding SI units. • compare and contrast static electricity with current electricity. • identify the components of a simple circuit and explain their functions. • explain the characteristics of electric current, potential difference, and resistance in simple series and parallel circuits, noting how the quantities differ in the two circuits. • describe, the interrelationships between resistance, potential difference, and electric current. • explain what different meters measure and how they are connected within an electric circuit to measure electric quantities. • design, draw circuit diagrams of, and construct series and parallel circuits, and measure electric current and potential difference at various points in the circuit. • solve simple problems involving potential difference V, electric current I, and resistance R using
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