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An electric charge that stays on an object is __________
Static Electricity
A material that electric current can pass through easily is a ______.
Conductor
A material that has so much resistance it stops the current from flowing is ____.
Insulator
A flow of electric charges is _____.
Electric current
A path that is made for an electric current is a______.
Circuit
A measure of the extra positive or negative particles that an object has is a _____.
Charge
A material that resists the flow of current but doesn't stop it is a _______.
Resistor
A circuit that has only one path for current is a _____.
Series circuit
A circuit that has more than one path along which current can travel is called a ____.
Parallel circuit
A property of a material that does not allow electric current to flow easily through it is _____.
Resistance
A property of some parts of matter, described as positive or negative is ____.
Electric charge
A circuit with two or more paths through which electric current can flow is ______.
Parallel circuit.
A circuit in which electric harge can flow in only one path is _____.
Series circuit.
Electric charges in motion is ______.
Electric current.
What type of power do we have in our homes? (E)
current electricity
What kind of wire conducts electricity in a circuit? (E)
copper wire
What does electricity give you? (E)
light,heat,energy to operate machines
If objects have more negative charges than positive charges, they are considered what? (C)
Negative
What happens when objects have the same charge? (C)
They repel eachother
What happens when objects have opposite charges?(C)
They attract eachother.
If objects have equal amounts of positive or negative charges, they are called ______? (C)
Neutral
If objects have the more positive charges than negatie charges, they are considered what? (C)
Positive
What are the main components of a circuit? Name3
battery
bulb
wires
What supplies energy to move the negative charges through a circuit?
the battery
What conducts the electrical current?
The wires.
How do charges objects behave?
Lesson 1 page 2
How do electric chares move?
Lesson 2 page 4
What are parallel circuits?
Lesson 3 page 6
What are the similiarities and differences between series and parallel circuits?
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