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A complete circuit, where electricity flows from one battery terminal, through the circuit and back to the other battery terminal closed circuit
material through which energy moves conductor
a form of enrgy which can be transferred from one place to another in a closed circuit electricity
a resistant wore in a bulb which transfroms electrical energy into light energy filament
a strip of easily melted metal placed in a circuit as a safeguard fuse
a device to prevent the passage of electricity often called a nonconductor insulator
a wire that has a relatively high resistance and heats up as an electrical current runs through it nichrome wire
a circuit which provides multiple paths through which electricity can flow parallel circuit
the condition of having positive and negtive ends which must be aligned correctly for the batteries to be in series or parallel polarity
a property of a material which describes how much it restricts the flow of electricity resistance
a circuit that has only one path through which electricity can flow series circuit
an accidental connection between two points in an electrical circuit which allows electricity to follow a different path of low resistance short circuit
a device in an electrical circuit that opens and closes the circuit switch
points which must be touched in order to make a complete circuit terminals
a unit used to measure electrical energy volt
What kind of circuit gets brighter when you add more batteries? series
What kind of wire is more resistant to the flow of electricity? A thick wire or a thin wire? thin
Created by: kcassata