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Vocabulary for Electricity and Magnetism

atom tiny particles that all matter is made up of
electron particle with a negative charge
static electricity buildup of electrical charge on an object
electrical discharge jump of electrons from one object to another
electrical energy movement of electrons
electric current flow of electrons through a wire
electrical circuit path that an electric current takes
load any device that uses current
closed circuit complete path for the flow of electric current
open circuit imcomplete path for the flow of electric current
conductor material that lets electric current pass through it
insulator material that blocks the flow of electric current
variable something that can vary, or change
prediction statement about what is likely to happen
magnet metal object that can pull some other metal objects towards itself
pole two parts on a magnet where the magnetic force is strongest
attract pull closer together
repel push away from each other
magnetic field area around a magnet where it can pull or push
data pieces of information
conclusion explains what the investigation shows
electromagnet a magnet made by using electric current
Created by: bethjenkins