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Elect and Mag

Unit 3 lesson 1-5

Electric charge property that leads to electromagnetic interaction between the particles that make up matter
static electricity the buildup of electric charge on an object
electrical conductor a material through which charges can move freely
semicondutor special class of materials that conduct electric charge better than electric conductors
electric current the rate of flow of electric charges
voltage the amount of work required to move each unit of charge between two points
resistance the opposition to the flow of electric charge
electric circuit a complete, closed path through which electric charges can flow
series circiut all parts are connected in a row that forms one path for the electric charge to follow
parallel circuit electric charges have more than on path that they can follow
magnet to describe any material that attracts iron or objects made of iron
magnetic force when you bring two magnet together, they exert a push or pull
magnetic pole two magnets can push each other apart because of their ends
magnetic field the area surrounding a magnet where magnetic forces can be detected
electrical insulater a material through which charges cannot move easily
electromagnetism when electric currents and magnetic fields interact with each other.
electromagnet combines the magnetic field of the solenoid with the magnetic field of the magnetized iron core.
Created by: 18bmartinez0209