Appendix

Appendix

The components, in detail

Imagine our circuit is a play. Before the final performance in front of an audience, we need a place to practice. This is where the breadboard comes in.

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The Light Emitting Diode (or LED for short) is a small light that turns on when electricity flows through it.

The resistor is a small piece of ceramic material that slows down the flow of electricity.