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Electricity Unit

Current flow of charges through a wire
Voltage force that causes charges to move
Resistance tendency of a material to resist flow of charge
Amperes (A) Unit of Current
Volts (V) Unit of Voltage
Ohms (Ω) Unit of Resistance
Mechanical Energy energy from the moving parts of machines
Chemical Energy energy stored in chemical bonds of molecules
Thermal Energy energy in the form of heat
Electrical Energy energy from the flow of charges
Electromagnetic Energy energy produced from the interaction of electric current and magnets
Nuclear Energy energy from the nuclei of atoms
Magnetism properties and interactions of magnets
Electromagnet magnet created when a current is in a wire coil
Motor device that changes electrical energy into mechanical energy
Magnetic Force force between electric charges and magnets
Conductor material which allows electrons to move through easily
Insulator material in which electrons are not able to move easily
Parallel Circuit circuit with multiple branches
Series Circuit circuit with only one branch
Electrical Power Rate at which electrical energy is converted to other types of energy
Static Electricity accumulation of excess electric charge on an object
Generator device that transforms mechanical energy to electrical energy
Direct Current (DC) current that is always going in one direction
Alternating Current (AC) current that reverses direction regularly
Transformer device that increases or decreases voltage
Turbine large wheel that rotates to capture mechanical energy
Created by: a.weis