7 terms

science module #12

small "packages" of light that act just like small particles
Charging by conduction
Charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with an object which already has an electrical charge
Charging by induction
Charging an object by forcing some of the changes to leave the object
Open circuits
A circuit that does not have a complete connection between the two sides of the battery. As a result current does not flow
Electrical current
The amount of charge that travel through an electrical circuit each second
A measure of how much a metal impedes the flow of electrons
Conventional current
Current that flows from the positive side of the battery to the negative side. this is the way current is drawn in diagrams, even though it is wrong