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Unit 7 Part 2

Magnet any material that attracts iron or materials containing iron
Magnetic Force the force of attraction or repulsion generated by moving or spinning electric charges
Magnetic Pole one of two points such as the ends of a magnet, that have opposing magnetic qualities
Magnetic Field a region where a magnetic force can be detected
Electromagnetism the interaction between electricity and magnetism
Solenoid a coll of wire with an electric current in it
Electromagnet a coll that has a soft iron core and that acts as a magnet when an electric current is in the coil
Electric motor a device that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy
Electromagnetic induction the process of creating a current in a circuit by changing a magnetic field
Transformer a device that increases or deceases the voltage of alternating current
Electric generator a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy
Kinetic energy the energy of an object that is due to the object's motion
Potential energy the energy that an object has because of the position, condition, or chemical composition of the object
Mechanical energy the sum of an object's kinetic energy and potential energy due to gravity or elastic deformation; does not include cgemical energy or nuclear energy
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