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Electricity2009

Science Definitions 11/30/09

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A BUILDUP OF ELECTRICAL CHARGE ON THE SURFACE OF AN OBJECT STATIC ELECTRICITY
THE CONTINUOUS FLOW OF ELECTRONS AROUND A CIRCUIT CURRENT ELECTRICITY
CIRCUIT AN UNBROKEN PATH THROUGH WHICH ELECTRICITY CAN FLOW
CONDUCTOR A MATERIAL THAT ALLOWS ELECRICITY TO FLOW THROUGH IT.
A CONDUCTOR THAT CAN BE MOVED SO THAT IT EITHER BREDGES OR DOES NOT BRIDGE A CIRCUIT MAINTAINING OR BREAKING THE FLOW OR ELECTRICITY SWITCH
INTEGRATED CIRCUIT A SMALL CIRCUIT WITH ALL ITS PARTS BUILT INTO IT
ANY LIQUID OR PASTE THAT CONDUCTS ELECTRICITY ELECTROLYTE
A MATERIAL THAT DOES NOT CONDUCT ELECTRICITY WELL INSULATOR
A MATERAIL THAT REDUCES THE FLOW OF ELECTRONS RESISTOR
A CIRCUIT THT HAS ONLY ONE PATH FOR THE ELECTRICITY TO TRAVEL SERIES CIRCUIT
A CIRCUIT THAT HAS TWO OR MORE PATHS IN WHICH ELECTRICITY TO TRAVEL PARALLEL CIRCUIT
THE MEASUREMENT OF THE AMOUNT OF PUSH OR FORCE IN A CIRCUIT VOLT
THE MEASUREMENT OF POWER OR HOW FAST WORK IS DONE WATT
THE UNIT USED TO MEASURE THE AMOUNT OF CURRENT THAT FLOWS THROUGH THE POINT OF A CIRCUIT IN ONE SECOND AMPERE
Scientist(s) who discovered that moving a magnet around or through a loop of wire produces electricity in the wire. Joesph Henry and Michael Faraday
WHO DISCOVERED THAT ADDING A METAL CORE TO A COIL OF WIRE INCREASED THE MAGNETISM? WILLIAM STURGEON
EXAMPLES OF CONDUCTORS THE METALS, COPPER AND ZINC
EXAMPLES OF RESISTORS LIGHT BULB FILAMENT, TOASTER, HAIR DRYER, CURLING IRON, COFFEE POT
EXAMPLES OF INSULATORS WOOD, PLASTIC, GLASS
WHO DISCOVERED THAT CURRENT TRAVELING THROUGH A WIRE PRODUCES A WEAK MAGNETIC FIELD IN THE LIVE WIRE? HAN CHRISTIAN OERSTED
MAGNETIC FIELD THE AREA AROUND A MAGNET THAT THE MAGNETISM AFFECTS/
CPU PART OF THE COMPUTER'S MOTHERBOARD THAT TELLS THE OTHER PARTS OF THE COMPUTER WHAT TO DO.
ELECTROMAGNET A COIL OF WIRE WITH A CORE THAT PRODUCES MAGNETISM WHEN A CURRENT PASSES THROUGH IT.
HOW ARE MAGNETS AND STATIC ELECTRICITY SIMILAR? THE ARE SIMILAR BECAUSE BOTH OF THEM CAN ATTRACT OR REPEL OBJECTS
NAME TWO THINGS THAT AFFECT THE STRENGTH OF AN ELECTROMAGNET. INCREASING OR DECREASING THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF THE CORE.
HOW DOES MAGNETISM PRODUCE ELECTRICITY? BY MOVING A MAGNET THROUGH WIRE
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ELECTRICAL DEVICES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES ELECTRICAL DEVICES CANNOT COMMUNICATE ELECTRONIC DEVICES CAN
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