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Electricity Kay's mo

Electircity and Magnetism Kay's mom

Something that allows electrons to flow EASILY through it is called conductor
Something that SLOWS the flow of electrons is called insulator
Copper, Brass, Steel, Water, Paperclip- all examples of a conductor
Glass, Plastic, Wood, and Rubber- All examples of a insulator
Current electricity is the ______________ flow of electrons
What are the two types of circuits: Series and parallel
Electric current flows great through _________ wires copper
Source of electrons, something to use electricity, and the path make up a __________ Complete circuit
A build up of charge in one place is _________ Static electricity
A path for an electric current is called a circuit
A battery is also called an electric cell
Opposite/Unlike charges (+-) attract
Like charges____ repel
A compass always points _____________ north
The direction of the compass needle is affected by the direction of the earth's _______ magnetic field
Lightning, balloon sticking to the wall, clothes sticking together when coming out the dryer, hair sticking up - examples of _______ static electricity
Lamps lightning room, phone charges, toaster to toast bread current electricity
Circuits with only one path for current to flow are_______________ series circuits
In a series circuit, if a bulb goes out, all the other bulbs will_____________ go out
Circuits with more that one parallel path to flow are _____________ parallel circuits
Electricity is a form of _________ that can produce light, heat, and magnetism. electricity
Electromagnets are NOT _____________ magnets permanent
The number of times a wire is wrapped around affects the ______________ of the electromagnet. strength
Electric current creates_____________ magnetism
Extreme heat and continuous dropping can______ a magnet. weaken
Created by: dreekaowens