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Electricity & magnet

Atoms What everything is made of; they can have a positive, negative, or neutral charge.
Neutral charge An object with an EQUAL amount of positive and negative charges.
Negative Charge An object with a greater amount of negative charges.
Positive Charge An object with a greater amount of positive charges.
Static electricity Happens when charged objects try to balance out to neutral charges.
Magnet An object or device that produces a magnetic field.
Magnetic field The area surrounding a magnet in which the force of the magnet can be experienced.
Attract Pull together, opposite poles do this
Repel Push apart, the same poles do this.
Magnetosphere A shield of magnetic energy around the Earth.
Electricity and Magnetism Are necessary for a motor to work.
Electric Current An ______________ in a wire creates a magnetic field around an electromagnet.
It has more loops wrapped around a bolt battery An electromagnet is stronger when.....
Static Charge A _____________ is caused because electrons move from object to object
Cannot Static charge ___________ happen in damp, humid weather.
Spark Static charge can be released as a _________.
Created by: KBUG322