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MadScience 3


Positively Charged Atom Particles Proton
Uncharged Atom Particles Neutrons
Negatively Charged Atom Particles Electrons
Causes electrons to be wiped from one object to another Friction
When electrons move from one object to another through direct contact Conduction
When charges are rearranged within objects due without direct contact Induction
A material in which charges can move easily Electrical Conductor
A material in which charges cannot move easily Electrical Insulator
The electric charge at rest on an object Static Electrictiy
The loss of static electricity as charges move off an object Electric Discharge
Opposite charges _________________ each other Attract
Like charges ________________ each other Repel
What affects the size of electric force? The amount of charge and the distance between the charges
Copper is a ____________________ conductor. Good
Rubber is a ____________________ conductor. Poor
Opposition to electrical flow Reisistance
The higher the resistance, the lower the ______________ Current
For electricity to flow the circuit must be _______________. Closed
A circuit with only one pathway for moving charges Series Circuit
A circuit with more than one path for moving charges Parallel Circuit
The three basic parts of a circuit Energy Source, Wires, Load
A circuit where loads are connected side-by-side Parallel
A circuit where loads are connected in a single loop? Series
Good conductors have _________________ resistance. Low
A switch is "on" when the pathway is ________________. Closed
The rate charges pass a given point (flow of electrons) current
Current is measured in ____________________. Amps
The amount of electrical "pressure" is measured in ______________. Volts
Adding loads to a series circuit ______________ the current because each load adds ___________________. Reduces, Resistance
Created by: MadScience