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10 terms
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…
15 terms
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…
15 terms
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
11 terms
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.
12 terms
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
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
11 terms
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…
8 terms
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
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…
9 terms
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…
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…
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
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
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.
26 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.
26 terms
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
20 terms
Electric Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Volt
Ground Prong
Electric Current
A circuit where the load parts of the circuit are on separate…
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 material.
Parallel Circuits
A circuit where the load parts of the circuit are on separate…
Volt
The unit of electric potential difference, or how strong the…
14 terms
Electric Circuits
electricity
circuit
conductor
insulator
electricity
circuit
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…
13 terms
Circuits and Electricity
electric circuit
insulator
conductor
series circuit
A closed path or loop around which an electric current flows
Materials that don't allow electricity to pass through them s…
Materials such as copper metal that conduct electricity (allo…
A circuit in which electrical current has only one path to fo…
electric circuit
A closed path or loop around which an electric current flows
insulator
Materials that don't allow electricity to pass through them s…
10 terms
Electricity and Circuits
In the filament of a light bulb, elect…
__________are some forms of energy.
battery
light bulb
light and heat energy.
Heat, light, sound and electricity
In the filament of a light bulb, elect…
light and heat energy.
__________are some forms of energy.
Heat, light, sound and electricity
10 terms
Electricity and Circuits
In the filament of a light bulb, elect…
__________are some forms of energy.
battery
light bulb
light and heat energy.
Heat, light, sound and electricity
In the filament of a light bulb, elect…
light and heat energy.
__________are some forms of energy.
Heat, light, sound and electricity
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
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
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
9 terms
Circuits & Electricity
electric circuit
electric current
complete circuit
incomplete circuit
the pathway through which electric current flows, from a nega…
flow of electricity around a circuit
CLOSED, a circuit that has no gaps so electrons can flow
OPEN, a circuit that has gaps so the electrons cannot flow
electric circuit
the pathway through which electric current flows, from a nega…
electric current
flow of electricity around a circuit
10 terms
Electricity & 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
circuit
the path of an electric current
current
the flow of electricity through a conductor
10 terms
Electricity circuits
Voltmeter
Ammeter
Series
Parallel
A device that measures voltage in a circuit
A device that measures current in a circuit
A type of circuit where one bulb depends on another
A type of circuit where each bulb is independent
Voltmeter
A device that measures voltage in a circuit
Ammeter
A device that measures current in a circuit
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
19 terms
Electricity & Circuits
Charge
Conductor
Insulator
Semi-conductor
An imbalance of electrons and protons.
A material in which the electrons are loosely bound and able…
A material in which the electrons are tightly bound and not f…
A material that has properties of conductors and insulators a…
Charge
An imbalance of electrons and protons.
Conductor
A material in which the electrons are loosely bound and able…
10 terms
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…
17 terms
Electricity & Circuits
Static Electricity
Conductors
Insulators
Induced charge
An imbalance of electric charges within or on the surface of…
Any substance that will allow electricity to flow through it…
Any substance that can be charged with static electricity.
The unlike charges between the molecules in two objects are a…
Static Electricity
An imbalance of electric charges within or on the surface of…
Conductors
Any substance that will allow electricity to flow through it…
Electrical Circuits
cell
battery
conductor
insulator
changes chemical energy into electrical energy
two or more cells joined together
allows electricity to pass through it
does not allow electricity to pass through it
cell
changes chemical energy into electrical energy
battery
two or more cells joined together
9 terms
Circuits/Electricity
switch
battery
wire
resistance
will open or close a circuit
energy source
conductor
lamp, fan, buzzer (something to show there is a flow of energ…
switch
will open or close a circuit
battery
energy source
11 terms
Electricity and electrical circuits
electrical charge
static electricity
discharge
conductor
a property of matter that tells whether something has a posit…
the buildup of electrical charge on an object or material.
the sudden movement of electric charges from one object to an…
a material through which heat or electricity flows easily.
electrical charge
a property of matter that tells whether something has a posit…
static electricity
the buildup of electrical charge on an object or material.
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
9 terms
Electricity and Circuits
cell
circuit
conductor
magnetic field
supplies the energy to make the electricity flow
a loop path along which the electricity moves
electricity can move through it easily
space all around a magnet where the force of the magnet can act
cell
supplies the energy to make the electricity flow
circuit
a loop path along which the electricity moves
13 terms
Circuits and Electricity
System
Circuit
Insulator
Thermal Conductor
Parts coming together to complete a task
A path (boundary) that allows electricity to flow through; us…
A device used to prevent energy from being transferred. Ex. R…
...
System
Parts coming together to complete a task
Circuit
A path (boundary) that allows electricity to flow through; us…
19 terms
Electricity and Circuits
conductor
insulator
electrical circuit
electromagnetic field
material that allows electrical or heat energy to flow throug…
material that slows down or stops heat or electrical energy f…
the pathway through which electrical current flows
a magnetic field created by an electrical current
conductor
material that allows electrical or heat energy to flow throug…
insulator
material that slows down or stops heat or electrical energy f…
26 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.
14 terms
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…
10 terms
Electricity and Circuits
ELECTRIC ENERGY - ELECTRICITY
CLOSED CIRCUIT... COMPLETE CIRCUIT... WORKIN…
OPEN CIRCUIT... INCOMPLETE CIRCUIT... BROKEN…
CURRENT
A form of energy that is produced when electrons move from on…
A complete path of conductors that an electric current can fl…
An incomplete path of conductors that does not allow electric…
A constant flow of electrons through a conductor
ELECTRIC ENERGY - ELECTRICITY
A form of energy that is produced when electrons move from on…
CLOSED CIRCUIT... COMPLETE CIRCUIT... WORKIN…
A complete path of conductors that an electric current can fl…
12 terms
Electricity and Circuits
conductor
insulator
conduction
induction
Scientific- a substance, body, or device that readily conduct…
Scientific- a material of such low conductivity that the flow…
Scientific- the transfer of heat between two parts of a stati…
Scientific- Electricity, Magnetism. the process by which a bo…
conductor
Scientific- a substance, body, or device that readily conduct…
insulator
Scientific- a material of such low conductivity that the flow…
10 terms
Circuits and Electricity
electric circuit
conductor
insulator
flow
the pathway through which electrical current flows
material that allows electric current to flow through easily
material that prevents electric current from flowing
to move or travel smoothly in a certain direction
electric circuit
the pathway through which electrical current flows
conductor
material that allows electric current to flow through easily
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
9 terms
Circuits and Electricity
Electric Circuit
Electromagnetism
Conductor
Insulator
Pathway through which electric current flows
Magnetism created by an electric current
Material that allows electric current to flow through
Material that stops electric current
Electric Circuit
Pathway through which electric current flows
Electromagnetism
Magnetism created by an electric current
24 terms
Electrical Circuits
wiring diagram
energy
terminal
static
a drawing using symbols to show how a circuit is put together
the ability to do work
a point which must be touched in order to make a complete cir…
electrons that do not flow but still create an electrical cha…
wiring diagram
a drawing using symbols to show how a circuit is put together
energy
the ability to do work
16 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
16 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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