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Chapter 7 vocab

charging by contact the transfer of electric charge between objects in contact
charging by introduction the rearrangement of electric change due to the presence of an electric field
insulators materials in which electric charges do not move easily
conductors materials in which electric charges do not move easily
static charge the imbalance of electric charge on an object
electric discharge the movement of static charge from one place to another
electric current the flow electric charges
electric circuit a closed path in which electric charges can flow
electric resistance the measure of how difficult it is for electrons to flow in an object
voltage a measure of the amount of electrical energy transferred by an electric charge as it moves from one point to another in a circuit
series circuit devices that are connected so there is only one closed path for current to flow
parallel circuit
Created by: vanessaw