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Electricity

QuestionAnswer
A force that pushes a current through a circuit Voltage
friction that impedes flow of current through the circuit Resistance
the actual “substance” that is flowing through the wires of the circuit Current
Electrical currents are measured in Amps
An electric current is a flow of microscopic particles Electrons
are broken and do not allow the flow of electrons Open Circuits
are complete and allow the flow of electrons Closed Circuits
Devices connected in series to prevent the overloading of circuits Fuses
the presence and/or flow of electric charges Electricity
control the movement of electric current by providing paths for electrons to follow Circuits
there is only one path for the electric current or electricity to flow Series Circuit
there is more than one path for the electric current or electricity to flow. Parallel Circuit
can be used to test whether an object is a conductor or an insulator. Open circuit
A material, such as wood or glass, which electrons do not move freely Insulator
A material, such as cooper or silver, which electrons move freely Conductor
A material which electricity has trouble flowing through Resistor
Electrical potential of an electron Voltage
Created by: choward53
 

 



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