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Electricity and Magnetism Flashcards

Static Electricty the build up of electric charges that stay on an object
Electric Charge parts of matter that are described as positive or negative charges
Electric Current the flow of electric charges
Series Circuit a circuit with one path of current.
Parallel Circuit a circuit with more than one path of current
Magnetic Field the space around a magnet in which magnetic forces operate
Electromagnet a temporary magnetic field made of coiled wire which electric current passes through
Conductor a material that electric current can easily pass through
Circuit a path that is made for an electric current
Magnetic Pole the two ends of a magnet
Repel when like charges are near each other
Attract when unlike charges are near each other
What type of circuit is it when one broken bulb makes the entire string of lights go out? series circuit
Battery source of energy
How many poles does a magnet have? two
On what part of a magnetic field is the magnet the strongest? the magnet's poles
Electrons negatively charged particles
Why is Earth like a magnet? the flow of electric currents in Earth's liquid iron outer core
Compass points north because it is attracted by Earth's magnetic field
How does an electromagnet get stronger? by adding more coils
What type of circuit is it when one broken bulb does not make the entire string of lights go out? parallel circuit
Created by: nevans