Christmas Light Webquest

Levi Garrison

Information

How does the type of circuit affect a strand of Christmas lights with a burned out bulb?

Iv: Circuit type DV: burned out bulb

If the Christmas lights are arranged in a parallel circuit when 1 bulb bursts the other bulbs don't light up.

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Observations

When one bulb is removed, the other ones light up. It is brighter than a series circuit.
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When one is removed the others stay on.
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Dimmer than a parallel circuit.
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With one bulb gone no bulbs light up.
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Conclusion

A parallel circuit is the best series to use for Christmas lights because when one burns out the others stay lit. Also because a parallel circuit is brighter.That is why a parallel circuit is better for Christmas lights.