How to use a breadboard
Terminal strips are connected with these metal clips
This green jumper is connected to the green jumper at the other end down the black (-) power rail.
This green jumper is connected to the green jumper at the other end down the black (-) power rail.
These two orange jumpers are NOT connected because they are in two separate terminal strips
This black jumper is connected to the L.E.D. through a terminal strip. The L.E.D. makes a connection across 'the notch' to the terminal strip with the red jumper in it. If we were to connect a battery to the other ends of the red and black jumpers, we would have a circuit- the L.E.D. would light up.
'The notch'. This separates the breadboard into two halves. There is no connection across the notch.
These two blue jumpers ARE connected because they are in the same terminal strip.
This purple jumper is NOT connected to the purple jumper on the other side, because nothing is connecting them across 'the notch'.
This purple jumper is NOT connected to the purple jumper on the other side, because nothing is connecting them across 'the notch'.
This red jumper is connected to the L.E.D. through a terminal strip. The L.E.D. makes a connection across 'the notch' to the terminal strip with the black jumper in it. If we were to connect a battery to the ends of the red and black jumpers, we would have a circuit- the L.E.D. would light up.
This L.E.D. makes a connection across 'the notch', joining two separate terminal strips

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