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F& M Quiz #3

Indirect forces, motors, and generator

Conductor Object or type of material that permits the flow of electricity.
Current The rate at which charge flows past a point on a circuit.
Electrical Field Region around a charged particle within which a force would be exerted on other charged particles or objects.
Electrical Force Attractive or repulsive interaction between any 2 charged objects
Electromagnetism A magnetic field produced by a current of electricity.
Field Region throughout which a force may be exerted.
Insulator Materials that impede the free flow of electrons. Atom to atom or molecule to molecule.
Magnetic Field A field of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle.
Magnetic Force A non contact force. They push or pull some objects without touching them.
Volt The unit of electrical potential
Voltage Measures the energy carried by an electrical charge.
Gravitational Force Force of attraction between all masses in the universe
Force Any push or pull on an object
Generator Uses mechanical energy to create electrical
Motor Uses electrical energy to create mechanical
Mass Amount of matter in an object
Weight The pull of gravity on an object
Created by: bardwelt
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