Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Physics ch. 18

Electric Charge

What is an electrick? Something that can be electrified.
Who was the first modern scientist who studied static electricity? William Gilbert
Who believe there are two kinds electrical fluid? Charles du Fay
who believed there is only one kind of electrical fluid? Benjamin Franklin
What is the law of charges? Unlike attract and like repel.
Who discovered that all matter have negatively charged particles? JJ Thompson
Who found the fundamental charge of a single electron? Robert Millikan
What atoms allows the transfer of charges; mainly metals? Conductors
What atoms doesn't allow the transfer of charges; mainly nonmetals? Insulators
What are two ways to detect electric charge? Pith balls, and the electroscope
Static charge can be produce by what 2 method? conduction and induction
What is an electron reservoir which is large enough to neutralize a charge object without being charged? Electrical grounding
What is a negative charged electrick called? Resinous
What is a positive charged electrick called? Vitreous
What is a stationary electricity called? Static electricity
Unit for static charge? Coulomb and esu
Created by: pjmm00