Question Answer
component Something in a circuit, like a bulb, switch or motor
parallel circuit A circuit with two or more wires running next to each other
series circuit A circuit where there is only one loop of wire
cable grip Part of a plug that holds the cable, and stops the wires being pulled out of the pins
earth wire The green and yellow wire in a cable or plug
filament Thin piece of wire inside a light bulb that glows when electricity is flowing through it
fuse A piece of wire that melts if too much electricity flows through it
live wire The brown wire in a cable or plug
neutral wire The blue wire in a cable or plug
electric shock When electricity flows through the body
impulse Electrical signal carried by a nerve cell
nerve Carries messages around the body


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