Grade 8 Series and Parallel Circuits

Content (from CAPS document)

Exam Guidelines

Suggested activities and investigations (from CAPS document)


Series and Parallel Circuits

  • Series circuits
  • Parallel circuits
  • Other output devices

Use circuit boards to build series, parallel as well as combination circuits with regards to cells and resistors. Do practical activity in resources to demonstrate/investigate series and parallel circuits. If apparatus available, activity can be done as formal assessment.

Learners have to do research on notable events in the history of electricity in SA and elsewhere, as well as possible careers in the field of electricity and electronics.