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Parallel circuit

A circuit in which the parts are connected so that electric current passes along more than one pathway.

Electrical Resistance

The ability of a material to slow down or stop electric current.

Electrical Series circuit

A circuit in which the parts are connected so that electric current passes through each part, one after another, along a single pathway.


The flow of electrons (negatively charged atomic particles) through a conductor to create energy

Electric charges

Units of electricity.


A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy.

Electric circuit

The pathway that an electric current follows.

Static electricity

The buildup of charges on an object

Electric current

The flow of electrons

Current electricity

A kind of kinetic energy that flows as an electric current


A material that carries electricity well


A material that does not conduct electricity well

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