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Phy Sci Elec/Mag

Electricity and Magnetism

TermDefinition
Resistance, Ohms The measure of the opposition to current is ________________and is measured in _____________________.
Electrons This is the particle that objects lose or gain to become electrically charged.
Current, Amps The measure of the flow of electrons through a wire in a circuit is ____________________, measured in _________________.
Magnetic Pole The region around a magnet where the magnetic force is exerted is known as its____________________.
Static Electricity The buildup of charges on an object is____________________.
Solar Winds Streams of electrically charged particles flowing at high speeds from the sun are called_____________________.
Magnetism The force of attraction or repulsion of magnetic materials is called_____________________________.
Electromagnet A(n) __________________________is a strong magnet that can be turned on and off.
Electric Generator ______________________changes mechanical energy into electrical energy.
Alternating Current When current is designed to repeatedly reverse direction, it is called_______________________.
Direct Current _____________________________is the type of current produced by batteries.
Alternating Current, Nikola Tesla ______________________________is the type of current in our homes today and____________________ is the scientist responsible.
Created by: abilbrey