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Physical Science - Electricity Vocabulary
Static Electricity
Law of Conservation of Charge
Conductors
Insulators
A stationary electric charge, normally by friction, it causes…
The total electric charge in a closed system remains constant…
A material in which charges can move freely.
A material in which charges cannot move freely.
Static Electricity
A stationary electric charge, normally by friction, it causes…
Law of Conservation of Charge
The total electric charge in a closed system remains constant…
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Physical Science electricity vocabulary
static electricity
induction
conduction
friction
imbalance of electric charge occurring on the surface of an o…
charging of an object w/o direct contact
the flow of charge through a conductor
charging of an object by rubbing it with another object
static electricity
imbalance of electric charge occurring on the surface of an o…
induction
charging of an object w/o direct contact
20 terms
Physical Science: Electricity
electricity
static electricity
electric current
electric circuit
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
an electric charge that has built up on an object
the flow of electricity
the complete flow of electcity to power an object
electricity
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
static electricity
an electric charge that has built up on an object
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Physical science Electricity Vocabulary
Electric charge-
Electrical conductor-
Electrical insulator-
Electric force-
an electrical property of matter that creates electric and ma…
a material in which charges can move freely
a material in which charges cannot move freely
the force of attraction or repulsion on a charged particle th…
Electric charge-
an electrical property of matter that creates electric and ma…
Electrical conductor-
a material in which charges can move freely
76 terms
Physical Science electricity vocabulary
static electricity
induction
conduction
friction
imbalance of electric charge occurring on the surface of an o…
charging of an object w/o direct contact
the flow of charge through a conductor
charging of an object by rubbing it with another object
static electricity
imbalance of electric charge occurring on the surface of an o…
induction
charging of an object w/o direct contact
20 terms
Physical Science: Electricity and Magnetism
electricity
static electricity
electric current
electric circuit
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
an electric charge that has built up on an object
the flow of electricity
the complete flow of electcity to power an object
electricity
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
static electricity
an electric charge that has built up on an object
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Electricity Physical Science Vocabulary
electric charge
conductors
insulators
electric force
an electrical property of matter
Materials such as the copper in cords
Materials that do not transfer charge easily
The attraction of tissue paper to a negatively charged comb a…
electric charge
an electrical property of matter
conductors
Materials such as the copper in cords
20 terms
Physical Science: Electricity and Magnetism
electricity
static electricity
electric current
electric circuit
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
an electric charge that has built up on an object
the flow of electricity
the complete flow of electcity to power an object
electricity
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
static electricity
an electric charge that has built up on an object
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Physical Science - Electricity
Alternating Current (ac)
Ampere
Coulomb
Coulomb's Law
Electrically charged particles that repeatedly reverse direct…
The unit of electric current, equivalent to 1 coulomb per sec…
The unit of electric charge. It is equal in magnitude to the…
The electrical force between two charged bodies is directly p…
Alternating Current (ac)
Electrically charged particles that repeatedly reverse direct…
Ampere
The unit of electric current, equivalent to 1 coulomb per sec…
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Physical Science - Electricity
Electricity
Where does electricity come from?
Where are electrons found?
Where are atoms found and what are the…
Flow of electric current in wires, motors, light bulbs, and o…
From the movement of electrons
In atoms
Found in matter (anything with a mass and volume) and made of…
Electricity
Flow of electric current in wires, motors, light bulbs, and o…
Where does electricity come from?
From the movement of electrons
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Physical Science: heat and electricity
heat
convection
conduction
radiation
The motion of atoms and molecules creates a form of energy ca…
the main way in which heat energy is transferred in liquids a…
The way heat energy in a solid is transferred. THe energy of…
...
heat
The motion of atoms and molecules creates a form of energy ca…
convection
the main way in which heat energy is transferred in liquids a…
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5th Grade Physical Science Electricity Vocabulary
electricity
current
circuit
electrical ground
energy made available by the flow of electric charge through…
a flow of electricity through a conductor
an electrical device that provides a path for electrical curr…
alternative pathway for current to flow back to earth
electricity
energy made available by the flow of electric charge through…
current
a flow of electricity through a conductor
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Physical Science: Energy and Electricity
Energy
Work
Potential Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy
the ability to do work
the movement of an object through space... (something must be mo…
stored energy, or the ability to do work because of position
this increases the higher of the ground you are
Energy
the ability to do work
Work
the movement of an object through space... (something must be mo…
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Physical Science: Magnetism and Electricity
aurora
charge
circuit breaker
conduction
A glowing region produced by the interaction of charged parti…
A property of electrons and protons; electrons carry a negati…
A safety device that uses an electromagnet to shut off a circ…
The transfer of thermal energy between particles within a sub…
aurora
A glowing region produced by the interaction of charged parti…
charge
A property of electrons and protons; electrons carry a negati…
10 terms
4th Grade Physical Science Electricity Vocabulary
electricity
current
circuit
electrical ground
energy made available by the flow of electric charge through…
a flow of electricity through a conductor
an electrical device that provides a path for electrical curr…
alternative pathway for current to flow back to earth
electricity
energy made available by the flow of electric charge through…
current
a flow of electricity through a conductor
20 terms
Physical Science: Chapter 17 Electricity [Vocabulary]
Electrical Conductor
Semiconductor
Electrical Insulator
Electric Charge
A material that allows electricity to flow through easily
A substance that can conduct electricity under some conditions
A material in which charges cannot move freely.
A property that causes subatomic particles such as protons an…
Electrical Conductor
A material that allows electricity to flow through easily
Semiconductor
A substance that can conduct electricity under some conditions
36 terms
Energy & Electricity Vocabulary Physical Science
Chemical Potential Energy
Elastic Potential Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy
Joule
Energy stored in chemical bonds
Energy stored by something that can stretch or compress
Energy stored by objects due to their position above Earth's…
The SI unit for energy
Chemical Potential Energy
Energy stored in chemical bonds
Elastic Potential Energy
Energy stored by something that can stretch or compress
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Physical Science Vocabulary on Electricity
Protons
Conductor
Induction
Electroscope
positive charge
Any material in which electrons are able to move through easi…
The rearrangement of electrons on a neutral object caused by…
Constructed with foil leaves hanging from the bottom of the p…
Protons
positive charge
Conductor
Any material in which electrons are able to move through easi…
34 terms
D'Avy Physical Science Electricity Vocabulary
circuit
open circuit
closed circuit
metals
Is any closed path or loop containing moving electric charges.
when a gap prevents the flow of the electrical charge to get…
When there is no gap to prevent flow of the electrical charge…
An example of a good conductor
circuit
Is any closed path or loop containing moving electric charges.
open circuit
when a gap prevents the flow of the electrical charge to get…
23 terms
Physical Science: Electricity
electricity
static electricity
electric current
electric circuit
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
an electric charge that has built up on an object
the flow of electricity
the complete flow of electcity to power an object
electricity
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
static electricity
an electric charge that has built up on an object
33 terms
Physical Science - Chapter 20 Vocabulary - Electricity
Electric Charge
Electric Force
Electric Field
Static Electricity
is a property that causes subatomic particles sush as protons…
is the attraction or repulsion between electrically charged o…
is a field in a region of space that exerts electric force on…
is the study of the behavior of electric changes, including h…
Electric Charge
is a property that causes subatomic particles sush as protons…
Electric Force
is the attraction or repulsion between electrically charged o…
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Physical Science Electricity
Current
Amp
Voltage
Volt
the "amount of electrons" that travels through a conductor
-Unit of current [A]. ... -Named for Andre-Marie Ampere.
-the "pressure" of the electricity traveling from a source to…
-the unit of voltage [V]. ... -Named for Alessandro Volta.
Current
the "amount of electrons" that travels through a conductor
Amp
-Unit of current [A]. ... -Named for Andre-Marie Ampere.
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Physical Science Chapter 11: Electricity
Electricity
Static electricity
Electric current
Ampere
Flow of electrons
Buildup of electrical charges
Movement of electrons from one place to another
The unit used to describe how much electric current flows thr…
Electricity
Flow of electrons
Static electricity
Buildup of electrical charges
Physical Science Chapter 10 Electricity
electrostatic force
law of charges
static electricity
coulomb (C)
the field force exerted by electrical charges; it may be repu…
law stating that like electrical charges repel and unlike cha…
all electrical phenomena relating to stationary electrical ch…
the SI derived unit of electrical charge; equivalent to 1 amp…
electrostatic force
the field force exerted by electrical charges; it may be repu…
law of charges
law stating that like electrical charges repel and unlike cha…
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Physical Science Chapter 7 - Electricity
Static Electricity
Current Electricity
Conductor
Insulator
A buildup of electrical charges on an object
Electricity that flows through a wire from one place to another
A material through which electricity can flow easily
A material that slows down or stops the flow of electricity
Static Electricity
A buildup of electrical charges on an object
Current Electricity
Electricity that flows through a wire from one place to another
20 terms
Physical Science: Electricity
electricity
static electricity
electric current
electric circuit
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
an electric charge that has built up on an object
the flow of electricity
the complete flow of electcity to power an object
electricity
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
static electricity
an electric charge that has built up on an object
20 terms
Physical Science: Electricity and Magnetism
electricity
static electricity
electric current
electric circuit
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
an electric charge that has built up on an object
the flow of electricity
the complete flow of electcity to power an object
electricity
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
static electricity
an electric charge that has built up on an object
35 terms
Physical Science: Chapter 20 - 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 or destr…
electric force
the attraction or repulsion between electric charges
electric field
the region around a charged object where the object's electri…
14 terms
Physical Science Ch14 Electricity
electrons
protons
neutral
conductors
A fundamental sub-atomic particle, meaning it cannot be broke…
A stable, positively charged, sub-atomic particle, found in a…
A neutral particle, object, or system is one that has a net e…
Materials through which electric charge can pass.
electrons
A fundamental sub-atomic particle, meaning it cannot be broke…
protons
A stable, positively charged, sub-atomic particle, found in a…
30 terms
Electricity-physical science
Two
Repel attract
neutral
an electric field
There are how many kinds of charges?
The law of charges says that like charges _____ and opposite…
An object with an equal, random mixture of charges in electri…
What do we call the region surrounding a charged object that…
Two
There are how many kinds of charges?
Repel attract
The law of charges says that like charges _____ and opposite…
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Physical Science Electricity and Magnetism
static electricity
law of conservation of charge
conductor
insulator
The accumulation of excess electric charge on an object.
States that charge can be transferred from object to object,…
a material in which electrons are able to move easily
a material in which electrons are not able to move easily
static electricity
The accumulation of excess electric charge on an object.
law of conservation of charge
States that charge can be transferred from object to object,…
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Physical Science - Magnets, Electromagnets, Electricity - Grade 5
magnet
magnetic field
pole
attract
An object that attracts other objects that contain iron and o…
The area surrounding a magnet that exerts magnetic force.... For…
One end, or the other, of a magnet.... Each pole is labeled as b…
To pull towards.
magnet
An object that attracts other objects that contain iron and o…
magnetic field
The area surrounding a magnet that exerts magnetic force.... For…
20 terms
Physical Science: Electricity and Magnetism
a collection of electric currents runn…
an electric charge that has built up o…
the flow of electricity
the complete flow of electcity to powe…
electricity
static electricity
electric current
electric circuit
a collection of electric currents runn…
electricity
an electric charge that has built up o…
static electricity
20 terms
Physical Science: Electricity and Magnetism
electricity
static electricity
electric current
electric circuit
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
an electric charge that has built up on an object
the flow of electricity
the complete flow of electcity to power an object
electricity
a collection of electric currents running through a wire
static electricity
an electric charge that has built up on an object
11 terms
Physical Science: Electricity and Magnetism
electric charge
static electricity
electric current
resistance
a property of some parts of matter described as positive or n…
the build-up of positive or negative electric charges
electric charges in motion
a property of a material that does not allow electric current…
electric charge
a property of some parts of matter described as positive or n…
static electricity
the build-up of positive or negative electric charges
34 terms
Physical Science - Electricity Chapter 20
electric charge
electric force
electric field
static electricity
the property of protons and neutrons that causes an attractiv…
the attraction or repulsion between electrically charged obje…
the region around a charged particle in which the electric fo…
the buildup of electric charges on an object
electric charge
the property of protons and neutrons that causes an attractiv…
electric force
the attraction or repulsion between electrically charged obje…
Physical science: Electricity and magnetism
Ohm's Law equation
resistance in parallel circuit equation
magnetic field lines
magnetic poles
Voltage(V)=Current(I)*Resistance(R)
1/resistance_t=1/resistance_1+1/resistance_2
lines that connect the north and south poles of a magnet, sho…
Either of the two ends of a magnet at which the field of the…
Ohm's Law equation
Voltage(V)=Current(I)*Resistance(R)
resistance in parallel circuit equation
1/resistance_t=1/resistance_1+1/resistance_2
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Physical Science: Electricity and Magnetism
Magnetic Field
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
Mechanical Energy
An area around a magnet (or electronic current) marked by det…
An electric circuit that runs current through each element wi…
An electrical circuit that runs current into two or more paths.
The total of the potential plus the kinetic energy.
Magnetic Field
An area around a magnet (or electronic current) marked by det…
Series Circuit
An electric circuit that runs current through each element wi…
14 terms
Physical Science - Magnets, Electromagnets, Electricity
magnet
magnetic field
pole
attract
An object that attracts other objects that contain iron and o…
The area surrounding a magnet that exerts magnetic force.... For…
One end, or the other, of a magnet.... Each pole is labeled as b…
To pull towards.
magnet
An object that attracts other objects that contain iron and o…
magnetic field
The area surrounding a magnet that exerts magnetic force.... For…
20 terms
Physical Science: Chapter 17 Electricity [Vocabulary]
Electrical Conductor
Semiconductor
Electrical Insulator
Electric Charge
A material that allows electricity to flow through easily
A substance that can conduct electricity under some conditions
A material in which charges cannot move freely.
A property that causes subatomic particles such as protons an…
Electrical Conductor
A material that allows electricity to flow through easily
Semiconductor
A substance that can conduct electricity under some conditions
19 terms
Physical Science - Electricity
An atom is electrically neutral if it…
Static electricity
"Opposite charges _____; like charges_…
Electric Field
Equal number of protons and electrons.
When an object accumulates a charge (positive or negative).
Attract; repel
The area around a charged object.
An atom is electrically neutral if it…
Equal number of protons and electrons.
Static electricity
When an object accumulates a charge (positive or negative).
42 terms
Physical Science Unit 2 - Magnetism & Electricity
magnetism
Poles
attract
repel
Attractive and repulsive forces between objects, produced by…
The ends of a magnet. Opposites attract and likes repel.
Two magnets pulling towards each other. North and south poles…
Two magnets pushing away from each other. North and North pol…
magnetism
Attractive and repulsive forces between objects, produced by…
Poles
The ends of a magnet. Opposites attract and likes repel.
33 terms
Physical Science - Chapter 20 Vocabulary - Electricity
Electric Charge
Electric Force
Electric Field
Static Electricity
is a property that causes subatomic particles sush as protons…
is the attraction or repulsion between electrically charged o…
is a field in a region of space that exerts electric force on…
is the study of the behavior of electric changes, including h…
Electric Charge
is a property that causes subatomic particles sush as protons…
Electric Force
is the attraction or repulsion between electrically charged o…
9 terms
PHYSICAL SCIENCE - ELECTRICITY - "Electric Charge and Static 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…
21 terms
Physical Science: Ch.10-Electricity
Static Electricity
Electrostatic Force
Law of Charges
Electrical Induction
Stationary electrical charges and the forces they exert.
The force between electrical charges.
Like charges repel, opposite charges attract.
The creation of a charged region on a neutral object when exp…
Static Electricity
Stationary electrical charges and the forces they exert.
Electrostatic Force
The force between electrical charges.
30 terms
Physical Science: Magnetism and Electricity
Electric circuit
Series circuit
Parts of an electrical circuit
Source (example)
path that electric current flows through
electric current flows through only one path
Wire, Switch, Load, Source
Battery
Electric circuit
path that electric current flows through
Series circuit
electric current flows through only one path
14 terms
Chapter 7 : Electricity Vocabulary - Physical Science
charging by contact
charging by induction
circuit
conductor
the process of transferring charge by touching or rubbing
the rearrangement of electrons on a neutral object caused by…
a closed path that electric current follows
a material in which electrons are able to move easily
charging by contact
the process of transferring charge by touching or rubbing
charging by induction
the rearrangement of electrons on a neutral object caused by…
22 terms
Physical Science Chapter 1 Electricity
electric charge
ions
static charge
electric field
charge obtained by an object when it gains or loses electrons
Atom that has a positive or negative charge, due to losing or…
imbalance of electric charges on an object, transfer results…
The field around charged particles that exerts a force on oth…
electric charge
charge obtained by an object when it gains or loses electrons
ions
Atom that has a positive or negative charge, due to losing or…
14 terms
Physical Science - Magnets, Electromagnets, Electricity - Grade 5
magnet
magnetic field
pole
attract
An object that attracts other objects that contain iron and o…
The area surrounding a magnet that exerts magnetic force.... For…
One end, or the other, of a magnet.... Each pole is labeled as b…
To pull towards.
magnet
An object that attracts other objects that contain iron and o…
magnetic field
The area surrounding a magnet that exerts magnetic force.... For…
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