Christmas Light WebQuest

Testable Question- How does the type of circuit affect the strand of Christmas lights with a bulb?

IV- type of circuit (series/parallel)

DV- if the lights, light up

Hypothesis- If the Christmas Lights are arranged in a parallel circuit, then when 1 blurb burst or is removed the other lights remain on.

I noticed all the lights are lit.

I noticed that even after you remove 1 light bulb the other lights remain on.
Hypothesis  2- If you remove 1 light from a series circuit then the other lights will turn off.

I noticed that all the lights are lit.

I noticed that when you remove 1 bulb the other lights turn off.

I can conclude that a parallel circuit is better to use for Christmas lights than a series circuit, because if one goes out not all of them go out.

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