Christmas Light Webquest

Tristan Brock

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

IV is Parallel Circuit DV is Light


If the Christmas lights are arranged in a parallel circuit then when 1 bulb bursts the other bulbs will light up.

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I noticed that there is one battery that is lighting up three light bulbs and all the other bulbs still light up.
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"How does the type of circuit affect the strand of Christmas lights with a burned out bulb?"

IV is Series Circuit DV is the lights


If the Christmas lights are arranged in a series circuit then when 1 bulb bursts the other bulbs still light up.

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I noticed that the bulbs don't light up after one bulb is removed.
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Conclusion

A parallel circuit is the best series to use for Christmas lights because if you remove a bulb it still lights up. The circuit is a easy to work and apply. Also the parallel circuit is brighter than that series circuit. That's why the parallel circuit is better than the series circuit.