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4th grade Science-Magnetism Vocabulary

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magnetism
attraction of certain metals
force
a push or a pull
attract
to pull towards one another
repel
to push away from one another
pole
opposite ends of a magnetic field
magnetic field
region around a magnetic material in which the force of magnetism acts
closed circuit
a complete path through which electricity flows
open circuit
an incomplete path through which electricity will not flow, broken path
series circuit
a circuit with only one pathway for current to flow
parallel circuit
a circuit that splits into two or more pathways
electricity
a form of energy
conductor
a material that allows electricity to flow/move
insulator
a material that stops the flow of electricity

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