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Ch. 11-16

Grades 5/6 Physical World Science Vocab

electron part of the atom with a negative electrical charge
proton part of the atom with a positive electrical charge
neutron part of the atom with a neutral electrical charge
Ion electrically charged particles
valence electrons outermost electrons in an atom
Law of Charges opposite charges attract, similar charges repel
Static electricity stationary electrical charge
electrical conductor material that ALLOWS electrons to flow easily
electrical insulator material that RESISTS the flow of electrons
semiconductor material that allows SMALL amounts of electricity to flow
lightening sudden discharge of electricity
thunder sonic boom caused by rapidly expanding air
Created by: ChelsLegacy