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Unit 5

Electricity & Magnetism Vocabulary

Voltage difference difference in electrical potential between two points
Parallel circuit has two or more pathways for electricity to flow
Resistance Tendency to oppose the flow of electrical current
Circuit pathway for electrons to follow
Static electricity an imbalance of electric charges on the surface of an object
Ohm's Law formula used to calculate the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in an electrical circuit
Conductor material that allows the flow of electrons to move easily
Electric field area around charged particle which a force would be exerted on other charged particles
Electric power the rate at which electrical energy is transferred by an electric circuit
Kilowatt-hour a measure of how much energy is being used
Charging by contact giving an object a charge by placing it in contact with another charged object
Charging by induction a charged object is brought close but does not touch conductor
Electrical current the constant flow of electrons from one atom to another
Insulator material that does not allow electrons to move easily
Law of Conservation of Charge States that electric charge can neither be created or destroyed but only be transferred from object to another
Series Circuit current has only one pathway to for electricity to flow
Created by: legrande89



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