Electricity- Cells and Batteries, General Circuit Info

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Batteries are made up of one of more

electrochemical cells

Dry Cells are...

paste

Wet Cells are...

Liquid

Batteries convert... energy into... energy

chemical electrical

Battery/ Power Source

Supplies the power

Wires/ Alligator Clips

Connect the parts of the circuit

Switch

Controls the flow.

Open Circuit

Not all the parts are fully connected

Closed Circuit

All parts are fully connected

Voltage

The push/pull

Current

Constant flow of electrons

What does the word Amps represent?

How many electrons pass through an area per second

Voltage Measurer

Voltmeter

Current (large amount)

Ammeter

Current (small amount)

Galvanometer

Unit for current

Amps

Unit for voltage

Volts

Circuit Breakers and Fuses are good because...

They let you control the flow and stop too much current running through it at once

Conductor

Conducts electric charges

Insulator

blocks all electric charge

Resistor

Pushes against the circuit

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