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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