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electrical energy
Energy that is powered by electricity
closed circuit
A continuous circuit that allows the flow of electic current
conductors
Materials through which electric current passes easily
electric current
A continuous flow of electric charges
electricity
A form of energy that is found in nature but can be artificially produced
insulators
Materials through which electric current does not pass easily
magnet
An object that pulls iron and steel things to it
magnetic field
The space around a magnet where magnetism acts
magnetism
The force around a magnet
open ciruit
A curcuit that has a break in it that stops the flow of electric current
parallel circuit
A circuit that connects several objects in a way that the current for each object has its own path
pole
A place on a magnet where the magnetism is strongest
series circuit
A circuit that connects several objects, on after the other, so that the current flows in a single path
static electricity
Electric charges that have built up on the surface of an object