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Electric Circuits
What is need for electricity to flow?
What is current?
What is current measured in?
What is current measured using?
Complete circuit
The flow of charge
Amps(A)
Ammeter
What is need for electricity to flow?
Complete circuit
What is current?
The flow of charge
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Electric Circuits
parallel circuits
volt
ground prong
electric current
A circuit where all loads are on separate branches and allow…
The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the…
The third prong on a plug that helps protect against short ci…
The flow of electric charges through a wire or any material.
parallel circuits
A circuit where all loads are on separate branches and allow…
volt
The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the…
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Electrical Circuits
Parallel Circuit
Series Circuit
Ohm's Law
Resistance
A closed circuit in which the current divides into two or mor…
A circuit that contains only one path for current flow.
I = V/R, V = IxR, R = V/I Current (I), Voltage (V), Resistanc…
Friction that impedes the flow of current through a circuit
Parallel Circuit
A closed circuit in which the current divides into two or mor…
Series Circuit
A circuit that contains only one path for current flow.
14 terms
Electric Circuits
electricity
circuit
conductor
insulator
electricity
circuit
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Electric Circuits
Write an example of an insulator.
When the switch is on, the circuit is
Write an example of a conductor.
When the switch is off, the circuit is
plastic, wood, rubber
closed
metal, copper wires, gold, aluminum
open
Write an example of an insulator.
plastic, wood, rubber
When the switch is on, the circuit is
closed
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Electric Circuits
What is need for electricity to flow?
What is current?
What is current measured in?
What is current measured using?
Complete circuit
The flow of charge
Amps(A)
Ammeter
What is need for electricity to flow?
Complete circuit
What is current?
The flow of charge
Electrical Circuits
Electrical Circuit
Energy Source
Open Circuit
Closed Circuit
Exists when an electrical source is connected to an electrica…
Battery, Generator, solar cell- transfers energy to the charg…
A circuit which is not complete, current can not flow through…
When electricity flows from an energy source to the desired e…
Electrical Circuit
Exists when an electrical source is connected to an electrica…
Energy Source
Battery, Generator, solar cell- transfers energy to the charg…
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Electrical Circuits
circuit
electricity
electron
power source
A complete path for an electrical current.
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
A tiny particle that moves around the nucleus of an atom.
The starting point of an electrical current, like a battery.
circuit
A complete path for an electrical current.
electricity
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
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Electric Circuits
What is a rheostat?
What is the advantage of a parallel ci…
What is a conductor?
Give a good example of an insulator.
It controls the amount of current.
There is more than one pathway to follow so the current can c…
A type of material that allows electrons/current to flow thou…
Plastic/Wood
What is a rheostat?
It controls the amount of current.
What is the advantage of a parallel ci…
There is more than one pathway to follow so the current can c…
Electricity and Electric Circuits
Current Electricity
Static Electricity
Electrical Charge
Electron
electricity that flows from one place to another
Electricity that collects on an object and can cause a shock
the amount of positive and negative electricity in an object
A small particle that carries a negative charge
Current Electricity
electricity that flows from one place to another
Static Electricity
Electricity that collects on an object and can cause a shock
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Electrical Circuits
circuit
electricity
electron
power source
A complete path for an electrical current.
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
A tiny particle that moves around the nucleus of an atom.
The starting point of an electrical current, like a battery.
circuit
A complete path for an electrical current.
electricity
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
Circuits and Electricity
Electric Circuit
Conductor
Insulator
Flow
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
Material that allows heat or electrical energy to easily flow…
Material through which heat or electricity does not easily fl…
To move or travel smoothly in a certain direction.
Electric Circuit
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
Conductor
Material that allows heat or electrical energy to easily flow…
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Electrical Circuits
electrical curcuit
electrical current
conductor
insulator
is a flow of electric charge.
a flow of charged particles from one point to another
A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it.
A material that does not allow heat or electrons to move thro…
electrical curcuit
is a flow of electric charge.
electrical current
a flow of charged particles from one point to another
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Electricity and Circuits
battery
open circuit
flow
insulator
A device that makes electricity by using chemical reactions,…
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete so…
To move along in a smooth, steady, continuous path or stream
Material that slows down or stops electric current or thermal…
battery
A device that makes electricity by using chemical reactions,…
open circuit
A circuit or electrical path that is broken or incomplete so…
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Circuits and Electricity
circuit
complete circuit
incomplete circuit
open circuit
a pathway through which electrical energy (as a current) can…
a circuit that forms a complete path through which energy can…
a circuit that has an open portion or an open switch present;…
a circuit that has an open portion or an open switch present;…
circuit
a pathway through which electrical energy (as a current) can…
complete circuit
a circuit that forms a complete path through which energy can…
3A Electricity and Electric Circuits
static electricity
current electricity
discharge
flow
静電気
電流
放電する
流れ、流れる
static electricity
静電気
current electricity
電流
Electric Circuits
open circuit
closed circuit
parallel circuit
series circuit
electricity stops
electricity flows
more than one path for electricity to flow
one path for the electricity to flow
open circuit
electricity stops
closed circuit
electricity flows
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Electrical Circuits
Electricity
Battery
Electric outlet
Parallel circuit
Energy caused by the movement of electrons through matter.
A device that makes electricity by using chemical reaction.
The point in an electrical system where there is access to th…
A circuit in which electric current flows though more than on…
Electricity
Energy caused by the movement of electrons through matter.
Battery
A device that makes electricity by using chemical reaction.
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Electric Circuits
Electric Current*
Resistance*
Resistor
Ohm's Law*
Symbol: I... Current is defined in terms of the force per unit…
Symbol: R... Ratio of the potential difference applied across a…
A device with a constant resistance over a wide range of pote…
For a conductor at constant temperature, the current flowing…
Electric Current*
Symbol: I... Current is defined in terms of the force per unit…
Resistance*
Symbol: R... Ratio of the potential difference applied across a…
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Electrical Circuits
A complete circuit has a good ground,…
Diode
Resistance is effected by temperature,…
The Ohm's law formula is
Power
Allows current to flow in one direction
type of material
E=IxR
A complete circuit has a good ground,…
Power
Diode
Allows current to flow in one direction
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Electrical Circuits
battery
bulb
cell
circuit
a device that changes chemical energy into electrical energy
The round glass that is part of a light or lamp.
This stores chemical energy and transfers it to electrical en…
A path for electric current.
battery
a device that changes chemical energy into electrical energy
bulb
The round glass that is part of a light or lamp.
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Electric Circuits
Circuit
Source
battery, generator, power station
Batteries
a device that runs by electricity
where the electricity comes from
sources of electricity
a power source from chemicals
Circuit
a device that runs by electricity
Source
where the electricity comes from
28 terms
Electric Circuits
Electric Circuit
Battery
Switch
Ammeter
A complete pathway that allows electrons to flow.
another name for electrochemical cell
a device that can turn the circuit on or off by closing or op…
a device used to measure current in a circuit
Electric Circuit
A complete pathway that allows electrons to flow.
Battery
another name for electrochemical cell
14 terms
Electric Circuits
current electricity
static electricity
electric charge
electron
electricity that flows from one place to another
electricity that builds (can cause a shock!) Lightning is a f…
amount of positive or negative energy electricity in an object
small particle that carries an electric charge
current electricity
electricity that flows from one place to another
static electricity
electricity that builds (can cause a shock!) Lightning is a f…
Electric Circuits!
circuit
volts
watts
insulator
path that electricity flows
measurement of electrical pressure or "push" through a circuit
a unit to measure electric power
material that does not allow electricity to pass through it
circuit
path that electricity flows
volts
measurement of electrical pressure or "push" through a circuit
7 terms
electric circuits
open curcuits
closed circuits
circuits
insulator
the bulb is not lit (battery is dead, wire not connected, etc)
the electricity keeps flowing, light bulb is lit, wires keep…
a path of where energy can flow
something that can NOT control and conduct electricity, glass…
open curcuits
the bulb is not lit (battery is dead, wire not connected, etc)
closed circuits
the electricity keeps flowing, light bulb is lit, wires keep…
41 terms
Electric circuits
Electric current
Electric circuit
Parts
Source
- Movement or flow of electric charges (electrons) from one p…
Continuous path in which electrons can flow
1) source ... 2) load... 3) electric circuit control device ... 4) con…
Solar cells, batteries, etc
Electric current
- Movement or flow of electric charges (electrons) from one p…
Electric circuit
Continuous path in which electrons can flow
25 terms
Electric Circuits
Complete circuit
The flow of charge
Amps(A)
Ammeter
What is need for electricity to flow?
What is current?
What is current measured in?
What is current measured using?
Complete circuit
What is need for electricity to flow?
The flow of charge
What is current?
11 terms
Electric Circuits
electricity
current
circuit
conductor
a form of energy that can produce light, heat, or sound
the flow of electricity through a wire or other conductor
the complete path over which an electric current flows
an object that transmits or moves heat, electricity, or sound
electricity
a form of energy that can produce light, heat, or sound
current
the flow of electricity through a wire or other conductor
14 terms
Electric Circuits
electricity
circuit
conductor
insulator
electricity
circuit
8 terms
Circuits & Electricity
Parallel Circuit
Series Circuit
Electric Current
Closed Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
An electric circuit with a single path
A continuous flow of electric charge
A pathway that allows an electric current to flow freely - li…
Parallel Circuit
A circuit that contains more than one path for current flow.
Series Circuit
An electric circuit with a single path
8 terms
Electrical Circuits
circuit
electricity
electron
source
A complete path for an electrical current.
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons and prot…
A tiny particle that moves around the nucleus of an atom.
The starting point of an electrical current, like a battery.
circuit
A complete path for an electrical current.
electricity
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons and prot…
27 terms
electric circuits
circuit
electric current
electric current
Conductor
a continuous flow through which electricity can flow
a flow of electric charge through something
a flow of electric charge through something.
A material through which an electric current can pass
circuit
a continuous flow through which electricity can flow
electric current
a flow of electric charge through something
23 terms
Electrical Circuits
Electricity
Battery
Electric outlet
Parallel circuit
Energy caused by the movement of electrons through matter.
A device that makes electricity by using chemical reaction.
The point in an electrical system where there is access to th…
A circuit in which electric current flows though more than on…
Electricity
Energy caused by the movement of electrons through matter.
Battery
A device that makes electricity by using chemical reaction.
10 terms
Electricity & Circuits
Coulomb's Law (used to measure the for…
Charge
Coulomb's Constant
Ohm's Law (used to characterize the re…
Represented by the symbol (q), charge is a property of matter…
Coulomb's Law (used to measure the for…
Charge
Represented by the symbol (q), charge is a property of matter…
Electric Circuits
circuit
current
electricity
flow
the path of an electric current
the flow of electricity through a conductor
energy created by charged particles
the movement of energy, water, mud, or lava
circuit
the path of an electric current
current
the flow of electricity through a conductor
18 terms
Electricity and Circuits
Chemical
Solar
Closed
Open
type of energy stored in a battery
type of energy stored in a solar cell
type of circuit that allows electricity to flow
type of circuit that will not allow electricity to flow
Chemical
type of energy stored in a battery
Solar
type of energy stored in a solar cell
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Electricity & Circuits
switch
electrons
electric circuit
complete circuit
opens (off) or closes (on) a circuit
Negatively charged particles
A complete, unbroken path through which electric charges can…
a circuit path from one power source terminal to other termin…
switch
opens (off) or closes (on) a circuit
electrons
Negatively charged particles
19 terms
Electricity: Circuits
Voltage
Ohm's Law
Resistance
Electric current
Measure of electrical potential energy. Measured in volts (V)…
I = V/R The current in a circuit depends on the battery's vol…
The measure of how strongly a wire or other object slows curr…
Carries energy to do work. Comes from the motion of electrons…
Voltage
Measure of electrical potential energy. Measured in volts (V)…
Ohm's Law
I = V/R The current in a circuit depends on the battery's vol…
25 terms
Electric Circuits
What do you need in order to light a b…
True or false: The filament gives off…
True or false: Energy enters and exits…
What do lightbulbs give off besides li…
A battery and a wire.
True
True
heat energy
What do you need in order to light a b…
A battery and a wire.
True or false: The filament gives off…
True
16 terms
Electricity - Circuits
battery
static electricity
electrical circuit
insulator
an electrical energy source with positive and negative poles
an electric charge that stays on an object
the pathway through which electrical current flows
material that slows down or stops electric current from flowi…
battery
an electrical energy source with positive and negative poles
static electricity
an electric charge that stays on an object
Circuits and Electricity
electric circuit
conductor
insulator
flow
the pathway through which... electrical current flows
material that allows heat or... electrical energy to easily... flow…
material through which heat or... electricity does not easily flow
to move or travel smoothly in... a certain direction.
electric circuit
the pathway through which... electrical current flows
conductor
material that allows heat or... electrical energy to easily... flow…
30 terms
Electricity and Circuits
Ammeter
Biomass Energy
Circuit Breaker
Closed Circuit
A device that measures the flow of current.
Chemical energy from once living things to electrical energy.
A switch that opens a circuit as it heats up. (Can be reset).
A type of circuit in which electricity can flow. "Connected."
Ammeter
A device that measures the flow of current.
Biomass Energy
Chemical energy from once living things to electrical energy.
16 terms
Electric Circuits
when does electricity happen?
electric circuit
electric current
power source
when electrons, the negatively-charged particles in an atom,…
a way of routing an electric current along a path
a steady flow of electricity
first part of an electric circuit, like an outlet in the wall…
when does electricity happen?
when electrons, the negatively-charged particles in an atom,…
electric circuit
a way of routing an electric current along a path
29 terms
Electric Circuits
What is need for electricity to flow?
What is current?
What is current measured in?
What is current measured using?
Complete circuit
The flow of charge
Amps(A)
Ammeter
What is need for electricity to flow?
Complete circuit
What is current?
The flow of charge
Electric Circuits
What is need for electricity to flow?
What is current?
What is current measured in?
What is current measured using?
Complete circuit
The flow of charge
Amps(A)
Ammeter
What is need for electricity to flow?
Complete circuit
What is current?
The flow of charge
39 terms
Electricity and Electric Circuits
electric current
electric circuit
Parts of an electric circuit
source of electrical energy
the continuous flow of electrons
a controlled path through which electric current passes
1. source of electrical energy... 2. electrical load... 3. electric…
wall, outlet, batteries (electrochemical cells), portable gen…
electric current
the continuous flow of electrons
electric circuit
a controlled path through which electric current passes
Electric Circuits
What is need for electricity to flow?
What is current?
What is current measured in?
What is current measured using?
Complete circuit
The flow of charge
Amps(A)
Ammeter
What is need for electricity to flow?
Complete circuit
What is current?
The flow of charge
19 terms
Circuits & Electricity
circuit
current
electricity
flow
a closed conducting circle or loop through which current can…
a movement of electrical charges around a closed path or circ…
a form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
to move or travel smoothly in... a certain direction
circuit
a closed conducting circle or loop through which current can…
current
a movement of electrical charges around a closed path or circ…
Electric Circuits
What is needed for electricity to flow?
What is electrica current?
What is current measured in?
What is current measured using?
Complete circuit
The flow of electrons
Amps(A)
Ammeter
What is needed for electricity to flow?
Complete circuit
What is electrica current?
The flow of electrons
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