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11 terms
Electricity
electric force
electric field
electric current
electric circuit
The force between charged objects
A region around a charged object where the object's electric…
Measured in amps.
A complete, unbroken path that charges flow through.
electric force
The force between charged objects
electric field
A region around a charged object where the object's electric…
ELECTRICITY
Electricity
Electric current
Conductor
Insulator
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
Any material that allows the electricity to pass through it.…
Also called nonconductor. Any material that does not allow el…
Electricity
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
Electric current
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
Electricity
static
batteries
renewable energy resource
non renewable resource
electricity that does not move
electric cells connected together that supply energy
it can be used over and over
it cannot be used over and over
static
electricity that does not move
batteries
electric cells connected together that supply energy
15 terms
Electricity
electricity
static electricity
electrical current
electrical circuit
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
the result of electrons being pulled from one place to another
a path that electrons can flow through (to give power)
Needs 3 things to give energy:... 1. energy source (battery or w…
electricity
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
static electricity
the result of electrons being pulled from one place to another
19 terms
Electricity
Atom
Proton
Neutron
Electron
tiny particle from which all matter is made
positve piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Neutral piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Negative part of an atom traveling around the nucleus
Atom
tiny particle from which all matter is made
Proton
positve piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Electricity
1 coulumb (C)
Triboelectric Effect
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
1785 Coulomb's Law
~6.24x10^18 electrons
...
...
1 coulumb (C)
~6.24x10^18 electrons
Triboelectric Effect
...
Electricity
electricity
static electricity
electrical current
electrical circuit
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
the result of electrons being pulled from one place to another
a path that electrons can flow through (to give power)
Needs 3 things to give energy:... 1. energy source (battery or w…
electricity
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
static electricity
the result of electrons being pulled from one place to another
Electricity
Electrical circuits contain...
Closed Electrical Circuit
Open Electrical Circuit
Switch
A source of electrical energy. A conductor of electrical ener…
An electric circuit must be a complete unbroken path for elec…
If the circuit is not closed, then electricity cannot flow an…
purpose of a switch is to control whether a circuit is closed…
Electrical circuits contain...
A source of electrical energy. A conductor of electrical ener…
Closed Electrical Circuit
An electric circuit must be a complete unbroken path for elec…
19 terms
Electricity
Electric Force
Electric Field
Static Electricity
Conservation of Charge
The attraction or repulsion between electric charges.
The region around a charged object where the object's electri…
A buildup of charges on an object
The law that states that charges are neither created nor dest…
Electric Force
The attraction or repulsion between electric charges.
Electric Field
The region around a charged object where the object's electri…
13 terms
electricity
protons
neutrons
electrons
atoms
have a positive charge... is in the nucleus of an atom
have no charge (neutral charge)... is in the nucleus of an atom
have a negative charge... orbit the nucleus in layers called she…
make up all matter... have electrons, neutrons and protons
protons
have a positive charge... is in the nucleus of an atom
neutrons
have no charge (neutral charge)... is in the nucleus of an atom
Electricity
electric field
electric force
electric conductor
electric insulator
area in space that exerts electric forces on charged particles
attraction or repulsion between electrically charged objects
material through which electric charge can flow easily
material though which charge CANNOT flow easily
electric field
area in space that exerts electric forces on charged particles
electric force
attraction or repulsion between electrically charged objects
10 terms
Electricity
Battery
Conductor
Electric Charges
Electric Circuit
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy
A material through which charged particles flow easily
Units of electricity
The pathway that electric current flows
Battery
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy
Conductor
A material through which charged particles flow easily
24 terms
Electricity
voltage
charge
current
resistance
A measurement of the difference in electric potential; measur…
a property that allows one object to exert a force on another…
the amount of charge flowing from one place to another in a p…
how difficult it is for the charges to flow through a material
voltage
A measurement of the difference in electric potential; measur…
charge
a property that allows one object to exert a force on another…
20 terms
ELECTRICITY
Electricity
Electric current
Conductor
Insulator
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
Any material that allows the electricity to pass through it.…
Also called nonconductor. Any material that does not allow el…
Electricity
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
Electric current
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
7 terms
Electricity
Electrical Charge
Electric Discharge
Atoms
Protons
~Protons & Electrons have it
Lightning is an example of
What is all matter made up of?
Positive charge
Electrical Charge
~Protons & Electrons have it
Electric Discharge
Lightning is an example of
Electricity
Battery
Conductor
Electric Charges
Electric Circuit
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy b…
A material through which charged particles flow easily
Units of electricity. Opposite charges attract while like cha…
A complete, closed path through which electric charges flow
Battery
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy b…
Conductor
A material through which charged particles flow easily
Electricity
Electricity
Current
Potential difference
Resistance
Electrical energy
flow of electricity
difference in energy
opposing motion
Electricity
Electrical energy
Current
flow of electricity
Electricity
electric current
switch
closed circuit
open circuit
a continuous flow of negative charges
a device that opens and closes a circuit
allows electricity to flow from an electric source to a recei…
does not allow electricy to flow through because all componen…
electric current
a continuous flow of negative charges
switch
a device that opens and closes a circuit
10 terms
Electricity
Battery
Conductor
Electric Charges
Electric Circuit
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy
A material through which charged particles flow easily
Units of electricity
The pathway that electric current flows
Battery
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy
Conductor
A material through which charged particles flow easily
60 terms
ELECTRICITY
Electricity
Electric current
Conductor
Insulator
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
Any material that allows the electricity to pass through it.…
Also called nonconductor. Any material that does not allow el…
Electricity
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
Electric current
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
7 terms
Electricity
current
electricity
electron
energy
the movement or flow of electricity
A form of energy that is used in homes and is produced by the…
The smallest particle in an atom with negative charge.
A force that can give something power
current
the movement or flow of electricity
electricity
A form of energy that is used in homes and is produced by the…
16 terms
Electricity
attract
battery
complete circuit
conductor
To pull together
A device that produces electricity by combining chemicals
The path of an electric current from the generating source th…
A material that allows heat and electricity to pass through it.
attract
To pull together
battery
A device that produces electricity by combining chemicals
Electricity
Atom
Electron
Proton
Nucleus
The basic building block of all matter
part of an atom with a negative charge, found outside the nuc…
part of an atom with a positive charge, found in the nucleus
The center of an atom
Atom
The basic building block of all matter
Electron
part of an atom with a negative charge, found outside the nuc…
electricity
electric current
conductor
insulator
circuit breakers
the movement of electrons through closed circuit
allows flow of electrons through a material
resists the flow of electrons through a material
devices that will open a circuit so that charges cannot flow…
electric current
the movement of electrons through closed circuit
conductor
allows flow of electrons through a material
19 terms
Electricity
Atom
Proton
Neutron
Electron
tiny particle from which all matter is made
positve piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Neutral piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Negative part of an atom traveling around the nucleus
Atom
tiny particle from which all matter is made
Proton
positve piece of an atom found in the nucleus
Electricity
Alternating Current (AC)
Ammeter
Dry cell Battery
Wet Cell Battery
Current consisting of charges that move back & forth in a cir…
A device used to measure current in a circuit
An electrochemical cell in which the electrolyte is a paste
An electrochemical cell in which the electrolyte is a liquid…
Alternating Current (AC)
Current consisting of charges that move back & forth in a cir…
Ammeter
A device used to measure current in a circuit
ELECTRICITY
Electricity
Electric current
Conductor
Insulator
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
Any material that allows the electricity to pass through it.…
Any material that does not allow electricty to pass through i…
Electricity
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
Electric current
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
ELECTRICITY
Electricity
Electric current
Conductor
Insulator
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
Any material that allows the electricity to pass through it.…
Any material that does not allow electricty to pass through i…
Electricity
The movement of particles around an atom creating pure energy.
Electric current
A flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit.
6 terms
Electricity
static electricity
discharge
circuit
current electricity
buildup of electric charges on an object
fast movement of an electric charge
the path along which electric current flows
the flow of electrical charges through a circuit
static electricity
buildup of electric charges on an object
discharge
fast movement of an electric charge
Electricity
Battery
Conductor
Electric Charges
Electric Circuit
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy
A material through which charged particles flow easily
Units of electricity
The pathway that electric current flows
Battery
A device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy
Conductor
A material through which charged particles flow easily
15 terms
Electricity
electricity
static electricity
electrical current
electrical circuit
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
the result of electrons being pulled from one place to another
a path that electrons can flow through (to give power)
Needs 3 things to give energy:... 1. energy source (battery or w…
electricity
A form of energy caused by the movement of electrons
static electricity
the result of electrons being pulled from one place to another
10 terms
Electricity
Electric Circuit
Flow
Electric Current
Conductor
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
To move or travel smoothly in a certain direction.
The flow of electricity around a closed circuit.
Material that allows heat or electrical energy to easily flow…
Electric Circuit
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
Flow
To move or travel smoothly in a certain direction.
11 terms
Electricity
electric force
electric field
electric current
electric circuit
The force between charged objects
A region around a charged object where the object's electric…
Measured in amps.
A complete, unbroken path that charges flow through.
electric force
The force between charged objects
electric field
A region around a charged object where the object's electric…
19 terms
Electricity
Static Electricity
Discharge
Conductor
Insulator
The build up of a charge on a material.
The sudden movement of an electric charge from the object whe…
A material through which electricity flows easily.
A material though electricity does not flow easily.
Static Electricity
The build up of a charge on a material.
Discharge
The sudden movement of an electric charge from the object whe…
8 terms
Electricity
battery
conductor
resistor
series circuit
supplies energy in an electric circuit
a metal material that allows electricity to flow through it
something inside an electric circuit that slows the flow of e…
The parts of a circuit are connected like the links in a chai…
battery
supplies energy in an electric circuit
conductor
a metal material that allows electricity to flow through it
8 terms
Electricity
conductors
insulators
metal
wood
helps electricity travel from one place to another
stops electricity from moving from one place to another
a conductor, electricity can travel through it
an insulator, stops electricity
conductors
helps electricity travel from one place to another
insulators
stops electricity from moving from one place to another
16 terms
Electricity
Neutron
Electron
Proton
Atom
A tiny particle found in the core of an atom. It has no charge.
A tiny negatively charged particle that orbits the core of an…
A tiny positively charged particle found in the core of an at…
The smallest part of an element that has all of that element'…
Neutron
A tiny particle found in the core of an atom. It has no charge.
Electron
A tiny negatively charged particle that orbits the core of an…
8 terms
Electricity
electric current
static electricity
parallel circuit
circuit
a flow of electric charges
an electric charge that stays on an object
a circuit that has more than one path along which a current c…
a path that is made for an electric current
electric current
a flow of electric charges
static electricity
an electric charge that stays on an object
17 terms
Electricity
Wire strippers
Diagonal Cutter
Single Pole Switch
3-way switch
Wire strippers
Diagonal Cutter
8 terms
Electricity
electric current
static electricity
parallel circuit
circuit
a flow of electric charges
an electric charge that stays on an object
a circuit that has more than one path along which a current c…
a path that is made for an electric current
electric current
a flow of electric charges
static electricity
an electric charge that stays on an object
38 terms
Electricity
electrical force
electrical field
static electricity
attraction
the force between charged objects
a region of electrical charge
the buildup of charges on an object
when objects are drawn to each other due to having opposite c…
electrical force
the force between charged objects
electrical field
a region of electrical charge
15 terms
Electricity
electric force
static electricity
induction
static discharge
The force that exists between two objects. ( attract or repel…
A buildup of charges on an object.
A method of transferring charges without direct contact.
The loss of static electricity as electric charges transfer f…
electric force
The force that exists between two objects. ( attract or repel…
static electricity
A buildup of charges on an object.
17 terms
Electricity
insulator
conductor
electric current
series circuit
a material that does not allow heat or electrons to move thro…
a material that allows energy such as the flow of electricity…
the flow of electrons
a circuit in which all parts are connected in a single loop
insulator
a material that does not allow heat or electrons to move thro…
conductor
a material that allows energy such as the flow of electricity…
13 terms
Electricity
electricity
conductor
circuit
battery
a form of energy that is found in nature but that can also be…
a substance or body that allows electricity to pass through it.
the complete path of an electric current, including the sourc…
one or more units that produce electrical energy.
electricity
a form of energy that is found in nature but that can also be…
conductor
a substance or body that allows electricity to pass through it.
12 terms
Electricity
attract
current
electrons
insulator
to pull something together
electricity that flows through a circuit
part of atom with negative charge -
material that protects
attract
to pull something together
current
electricity that flows through a circuit
10 terms
Electricity
conductor
insulator
open circuit
closed circuit
materials that allow electrons to flow through easily
materials that do not allow electrons to flow through easily
path with a break in it
path with no break in it
conductor
materials that allow electrons to flow through easily
insulator
materials that do not allow electrons to flow through easily
18 terms
Electricity
static electricity
current electricity
electrons
closed circuit
a movement of electrons from one point to another by jumping…
movement of electrons from one point to another by flowing in…
negatively charged particles in an atom. They carry the charg…
electrical circuit that can be traced in a continuous path fr…
static electricity
a movement of electrons from one point to another by jumping…
current electricity
movement of electrons from one point to another by flowing in…
Electricity
Electric Circuit
Flow
Electric Current
Conductor
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
To move or travel smoothly in a certain direction.
The flow of electricity around a closed circuit.
Material that allows heat or electrical energy to easily flow…
Electric Circuit
The pathway through which electrical current flows.
Flow
To move or travel smoothly in a certain direction.
59 terms
ELECTRICITY
static electricity
electric current
current electricity
conductor
the buildup of charges on an object
the flow of electrons
a kind of kinetic energy that flows as an electric current
a material that carries electricity well
static electricity
the buildup of charges on an object
electric current
the flow of electrons
36 terms
ELECTRICITY
Electric Current
Electrical conductors
Electrical insulators
Coulomb
caused by freely moving electrons
materials with freely moving electrons (metals are good condu…
materials that don't allow electrons to move freely (rubber i…
"C" unit used to measure the charge of an electron or proton
Electric Current
caused by freely moving electrons
Electrical conductors
materials with freely moving electrons (metals are good condu…
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