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A measure of the extra positive or negativce particles that an object has.
Charge
The charge that stays on an object.
Static Electricity
The push or pull between objects with different charges.
Electric Force
The action two objects with opposite charges will have.
Attract
The action two objects with like charges will have.
Repel
The space where electric forces occur around an object.
Electric Field
The flow of electric charges.
Electric Current
A path that is made for an electric current.
Circuit
This supplies energy to move charges through a circuit.
Electric Cell
A material that current can pass through easily.
Conductor
A material that current cannot pass through easily.
Insulator
A material that resists, but doesn't stop the flow of current.
Resistor
A circuit that has only one path for the current.
Series Circuit
A circuit that has more than one path for current to travel.
Parallel Circuit
An object that attracts certain materials, usually made of iron or steel.
Magnet
The two different ends of a magnet.
Magnetic Poles
The space all around a magnet where the force of the magnet can act.
Magnetic field
An arrangement of wire that has a magnetic field only when there is an electric current in the wire.
Electromagnet