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A short non-mathematical description of the analogy between fluid flow in pipes and electricity flow in circuits, comparing batteries to pumps, current to flow rate (liters-per-second) and voltage to pressure. At the end the electric field is introduced as the 3-dimensional distribution of voltage in space.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,ohm's law,Higher Education,Middle School,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003061933251T,Electrostatics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),current,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,voltage,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Electricity & Magnetism,Physics,DC Circuits

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    English

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