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Physics Review

Gr.9 Applied Physics Review (Applied)

Potential Difference The difference in energy between charge plates per charge.
Volts The unit used for potential difference.
Voltmeter A device used to measure voltage
Ammeter A device used to measure current
Ampere The unit used to measure current
Current The amount of charge that passes a certain point in a wire per second.
Resistance A property of a material to hinder the motion of electrons.
Resistor A device used in a circuit to decrease the amount of current.
Short Circuit When too much current goes through a circuit and it catches on fire.
Load A device in a circuit that converts electrical energy into another form of energy.
Ohms The unit used for resistance.
Conductor A material that allows electricity to flow through it easily.
Insulator A material that does not allow electricity to flow through it that easily.
Grounding The process of connecting an object to the ground in order to neutralize it.
Humid A term that describes alot of water vapour in the air.
Induction The term that describes when a charged object causes electrons to move to one side of an object of a neutral object when brought near it.
Friction Charging two neutral objects by rubbing them together.
Percent Efficiency output energy/input energy
Created by: syoung324