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Conductor Allows electricity to flow examples: metal, water
Insulator Stops the flow of electricity examples: rubber, paper
Lightning Rod Extends from a building as a conductor to attract lightning - the house has a higher resistance
Static Charge Buildup of electric charge in an object
Attract and Repel Like charges repel - opposite charges attract
Magnet An object that attracts other materials - such as iron and steel
Magnetic Domains When it becomes magnetized, the fields all point in the same direction
Resistor Slows the flow of the charge in a circuit
Fuses and Circuit Breakers Open the circuit for safety reasons
Short circuit Current follows the path of least resistance
Series circuit Electricity follows one path...if one goes out, they all go out
Parallel circuit Electricity follows more than one path...your home
Appliances All appliances convert electrical energy into heat
Simple Circuit Four main parts = switch, voltage source, electrical device, and conductor
Created by: s60943