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a switch that opens a circuit by turning off
circuit breaker
A thin coil of wire that glows when electricity passes through it
filament
Has more than one path for electric current to follow
parallel circuit
a single path for electric current to follow
series circuit
a continuous flow of electric charges
electric current
a buildup of electric charges
static electricity
the path along which electricity travels
electric current
when static electric charges jump off a charged object
electric discharge
Material that allows electricity to run though easily
conductor
a device that opens or closes a circuit
switch
materials that do not allow electricity to pass through
insulator
keep homes safe by opening overloaded circuits
fuse