force and motion

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conduction

the transfer of thermal energy caoused by particles of matter bumping into each other

friction

a force that keeps objects that are touching each other from sliding past each other easily

conductor

a material that electric current can pass through easily

insulator

a material that curent cannot pass through easily

electric current

a flow of electric charges

circuit

a path that is made for an electric charge

resistor

a material that resists that flow of current but does not stop it

electric cell

a device that supplies energy to move charges through a cell

series circuit

a circuit that has only one path for current

paralled circuit

a circuit that has more than one path along which current can travel

magnet

an object that attracts certain materials, such as iron or steel

magnetic pole

the end of a magnet

magnetic field

the space all around a magnet where the force of the magnet can act

electromagnet

an arrangement of wire wrapped around a core, producing a temporary magnet

carbohydrates

nutrients that should be your main source of energy each day

proteins

nutrients that give you energy and help build and repair cells

fats

the nutrients that give you the greatest number of calories for the amount of food eaten

balanced diet

food choices that give you the amounts of different nutrients you body needs.

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