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Unit 3

Electric charge a property that leads to electromagnetic interactions
static electricity buildup of electric charge
electrical conductor a material through charges can move freeley
electrical insulator a material which charges can not move freely
semiconductor a special class of materials that conduct electricity better than electrical insulators
electric current the rate of flow of electric charge
resistance the opposition to the flow of charge
voltage the amount of work required to move each unit of charge
electric circuit a complete closed path through electrical charges can flow
series circuit all parts are connected in a row
parallel circuit electric charges have more than one path they can follow
magnet attracts iron or anything made of iron
magnetic force exert a push or pull
magnetic pole when two magnets push each other apart
magnetic field the area around a magnet where magnetic forces can be detected
elecromagnetism results when electric currents and magnetic fields interact with each other
electromagnet wrapping a solenoid around a iron core
Created by: 18dlooney0614