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Electricity

TermDefinition
Insulator Something that doesn't let electricity flow through it easily.
Conductor Something that allows electricity to flow through it easily.
The statement that current is equal to the voltage difference divided by the resistance is known as Ohm's Law
Static Electricity Accumulated energy on an object.
Ohm Measurement of resistance.
Series Circuit A circuit that allows only one path for the electricity to follow.
Parallel circuit A circuit that allows 2 or more paths for the electricity to follow.
The rate at which an electrical device converts energy from one form to another is called Electrical power
If the leaves of an electroscope are apart, There is an electric charge.
What is lightning? A large discharge of static energy.
What is the formula for power, current, and voltage? P = I X V
Formula for electric energy... E = P X t
What is a device that is designed to prevent overheating? A circuit breaker.
Two things that have the same charge... Repel each other.
SI unit for voltage... volts
Rate appliances consume energy power
SI unit for electric energy... kilowatts-hours
3 examples of insulators... Plastic, wood, rubber.
Current is measured in... Amperes.
Created by: pcote