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Electricity EOYA

What is current electricity? continuous flow of electric charge
What is static electricity? imbalance of electric current; electrons are transferred
What is an example of current electricity? using a battery or an outlet
What is an example of static electricity? rubbing a balloon on a sweater
What is a conductor? allows electricity to flow easily
What is an insulator? stops the flow of electricity
What is an example of a conductor? copper and water
What is an example of an insulator? plastic and dry wood
What is a parallel circuit? electricity has several paths
What is a series circuit? electricity only has ONE path
What type of circuit does your kitchen use? parallel circuit
What type of circuit does a flashlight use? series circuit
A lamp, TV, toaster, and cell phone are all using power at once. What type of circuit is this? parallel circuit
You have some old Christmas lights. One bulb breaks. This is a series circuit, so what happens to the other bulbs? They all go out.
What is a circuit breaker? electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit from overload
You are using a vacuum, and you are using too much current. What will a circuit breaker do next? open the circuit which shuts off the power
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