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protons and neutrons nucleus
charges that don't move easily through material since their electrons are tightly bound to the nucleus. insulators
A force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact friction
the fundamental law of electrostatics stating that the force between two particles is directly proportional to the product of their charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them Coloumbs law
charges that move easily through the material, outer electrons are not as tightly bound to the nucleus. they conduct heat and electricity easily. ex): metal, fingers, etc conductor
What is the unit for current ampere
only allows electrons to flow in one way Direct current
electrons move back and forth without appreciable movement alternating current
what is the unit for resistance ohms
uses mechanical motion to create electricity generators
Continuous path for which charge flows Electric Circuit
Rate of which energy is transferred in the circuit; 1 Watt Power
example of electrical conductors metal
force is measured in newtons
charge is measured in coloumbs
electric potential or also called voltage
gain electrons, charge becomes negative
unlike charges do what attract
like charges do what repel
A way to charge insulators and conductors Contact

Electricity Crossword

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Description

a flow of electric charge Current
a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles Electricity
a force that acts at a distance due to a magnetic field Magnetism
a hindrance to the flow of a charge resistance
an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts Voltage
the difference of electrical potential between two points Potential Difference
is a characteristic of a unit of matter that expresses the extent to which it has more or fewer electrons than protons Charge
a stable subatomic particle that is found in atoms with a charge of negative electricity Electron
an atom or molecule with a net electric charge due to the loss or gain of one or more electrons Ion
A device used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another transformer
an electronic component that is designed to offer a desired amount of resistance to the flow Resistor
the complete path around which an electric current flows Circuit
a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit Parallel Circuit

Circuits Crossword

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Description

A ________ is a route in which electrical current flows. Circuit
A _______ is an electrical circuit through which current can flow uninterrupted path. Closed Circuit
A discontinuous circuit through which no current can flow is called a ________ open circuit
A ____________ is a closed circuit in which the current follows on a path. series circuit
A circuit where the circuit is divided into two or more paths is a __________ circuit parallel
_________ is an electromotive force for potential differences expressed in volts Voltage
The electrical restriction of electric flow is called ________. Resistance
_______ is a flow of electrical charge. current
When there is an unbroken path on which electrons flow it is called a _____________. complete circuit
The atoms of a ________ easily accept and pass on electrons. conductor
The atoms of ________ do not accept and pass on electrons. insulator

Electric Charge and Current Crossword

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object with an equal number of electrons and protons neutral
an object that has more electrons than protons negatively charged
an object with fewer electrons than protons positively charged
charging an object by contact with a charged object: charging by _________ Conduction
a material that allows electrons to move easily through it conductor
a material that does not easily allow electrons to move through it insulator
charging an object by bringing a charged object close to, but not touching. charging by ______ induction
A study of electric charges at rest. Electrostatics
Carries a positive charge proton
carries a negative charge electron
carries no charge neutron
Is circuit that has more than one path for the electric current to follow parallelcircuit
Is a circuit that has only one path for the electric current to follow series circuit
location protons and neutrons can be found nucleus
unlike charges do what attract
like charges do what repel
A discontinuous (broken) circuit through which no current can flow is called a open circuit
A _______ is an electrical circuit through which current can flow uninterrupted path. closed circuit
The law that states that charges are neither created nor destroyed but only transferred from one material to another. Conservation
The flow of electric charge in an amount of time current

Electricity Crossword

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Description

a form of charge that exterts an eletric force charge
the force exterted by an object with an eletric charge force
the transfer of electrons between two neutral objects friction
charging an object by contact with a charged object conduction
connecting an object to a large body like Earth grounding
charging a neutral object by bringing another charged object close but not toughing induction
an eletric discharge that occurs between clouds lightning
a list of materials arranged in order of their tendency to gain electrons electrostatic
a material that does not easily allow the mouvement of electrons insulator
have special properties that make them fair conductors not good conductors semiconductors
an object that has equal numbers of protrons and electrons neutral
a measure of the rate of electron flow past a given point in a circuit eletriccurrent
the ability of a material to oppose the flow of eletric current resistance
an imbalance of electric charges within or on the surface of a material staticelectricity
an especially simple type of electromagnetic field produced by an electric charge even when it is not moving eletricfield
Electric currents generate magnetic fields, and changing magnetic fields generate electric currents electromagnets
the rate at which electric energy is transferred by an electric circuit Electricpower
deals with electrical circuits that involve active electrical components Electronics
a subatomic particle with a negative elementary electric charge electron
the SI unit of electromotive force volt
wiring that provides power to lights lightcircuit
The condition where the current is delayed in time to the voltage in an circuit lag

Science Electricity Vocabulary Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What type of electricity does not move Static
What type of electricity does move Current
The process in which heat energy is transmitted between two objects Conductor
A closed circuit where the electrical current has only one path to flow through Series Circuit
A closed circuit where electricity can flow through more than one path Parallel Circuit
Combination of two or more or more cells electrically connected to produce electric energy Battery
A device designed to make resistance into an electrical circuit Resistor
A device for making and breaking the connection in an electrical circuit Switch
An electromagnetic force expressed in volts Voltage
Electrical resistance is an electrical quantity that measures how the devide/material reduces the electric current or flow through it Resistance
An instrument for detecting and measuring electricity Electroscope
A form of energy resulting from the exsistance of charged particles Electricity
Surface resistance to relative motion,l as of a body sliding or rubbing Friction
Physical property of matetr that causes to experiance a force when placed in an electromagnetic field Charge

Electricity Vocab Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A positively or negatively charged atom Ion
An imbalance or electric charge on an object Static Charge
Is when all objects exert electric force on each other Electric Force
Electric charges exert a force on each other at a distance through an electric field that exists around every electric charge Electric Field
A material in which electrons can not move easily from one place to another Insulator
Materials that contain electrons that can move more easily in the material Conductors
A rapid movement of excess charge from one place to another Electric Discharge
The source of electrical energy, which is the flow of electric charge Electric Current
The closed conducting loop that allows electric charges to flow continuously through Circuit
This is a measurement of how much electrical potential energy each electron can gain in a battery Voltage
The measure of how difficult it is for electrons to flow through a material Resistance
Georg Simon Ohm found a simple relationship among voltage, current and resistance in a circuit known as the Ohm Law Ohm Law
Is a circuit that has only one path for the electric current to follow Series Circuit
A circuit that has more than one path for the electric to follow Parallel Circuit
The rate at which electrical energy is converted into other forms of energy Electric Power

Electricity and Magnetism Crossword

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Description

a region around a charged particle or object within which a force would be exerted on other charged particles or objects electric field
a substance in which electrical charge carriers, usually electrons, move easily from atom to atom with the application of voltage. electrical conductor
used to protect us from the dangerous effects of electricity flowing through conductors. Sometimes the voltage in an electrical circuit can be quite high and dangerous. electrical insulator
Things that are negatively charged and things that are positively charged pull on each other. This makes electrons and protons stick together to form atoms. Things that have the same charge push each other away law of electric charges
a stationary electric charge, typically produced by friction, that causes sparks or crackling or the attraction of dust or hair. static electricity
the release and transmission of electricity in an applied electric field through a medium such as a gas electric discharge
a flow of electric charge. In electric circuits this charge is often carried by moving electrons in a wire electric current
an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts. voltage
the impeding, slowing, or stopping effect exerted by one material thing on another resistance
having only one path for electrons to flow series circuit
has two or more paths for current to flow through parallel circuit
a piece of iron (or an ore, alloy, or other material) that has its component atoms so ordered that the material exhibits properties of magnetism, such as attracting other iron-containing objects or aligning itself in an external magnetic field. magnet
each of the two points or regions of an artificial or natural magnet to and from which the lines of magnetic force are directed. magnetic pole
attraction or repulsion that arises between electrically charged particles because of their motion magnetic force
a discrete region of magnetism in ferromagnetic material. domains
a region around a magnetic material or a moving electric charge within which the force of magnetism acts. magnetic field
a soft metal core made into a magnet by the passage of electric current through a coil surrounding it. electromagnet
a cylindrical coil of wire acting as a magnet when carrying electric current. solenoid
the interaction of electric currents or fields and magnetic fields. electromagnetism
an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy electric motor
a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy for use in an external circuit. electric generator

Science•Electricity Crossword

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Crossword
Description

an instrument for measuring electric current in amperes Ammeter
Abbreviation of Alternating Current AC
a unit of measure of the rate of electron flow or current in an electrical conductor Amperes
Charged electrically to provide power Battery
Can be known as an electric ....., electrical ...... or an electrostatic ...... Charge
a system of electrical conductors and components forming an electrical ....... Circuit
A material or device that conducts or transmits heat or electricity Conductor
A chemical element with the symbol Cu Copper
the time rate of flow of electric charge Current
the electric charge inside the wires Electricity
electric current passing through the body Electrocution
a stable particle with a charge of negative electricity Electrons
a machine that converts one form of energy into another Generator
A material or an object that does not easily allow heat, electricity, light, or sound to pass through it Insulator
A natural occurrence that makes the sound of thunder Lightning
An object that does not have a positive or negative charge Neutral
Opposite of positive Negative
electrical resistance between two points of a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 volt Ohms
subatomic particle found in the nucleus of every atom Proton
is an electrical component that limits or regulates the flow of electrical current in an electronic circuit Resistor
a path of very low resistance has been opened Short circuit
The occurrence when a balloon is rubbed on your head Static
forming or situated at the end or extremity of something Terminal
A device used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another Transformer
Symbolised as 'V' Volt
metal drawn out into the form of a thin flexible thread or rod Wire
Improved the stove so it was more efficient Franklin
Italian physician and physicist Galvani
Abbreviation of direct current DC
Using water power to produce energy Hydroelectric
An electrical power supply Outlet
To much power into a battery Overcharge
To put more power into a battery Recharge
A period when the electricity supply stops Power cut
A sudden strong increase in energy Jolt
The condition of having opposite electrical charges Polarity
Electrical or other energy that is put into a machine Input
A flash of light that happens when electricity flows between two separate points Arc

Electricity and Magnetism Crossword

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Crossword
Description

material that can carry electricity or heat conductor
a device that turns chemical energy into electrical energy electric cell
tiny particles that carry units of electricity electric charges
the pathway that an electric current follows electric circuit
a continuous flow of electric charges electric current
a temporary magnet that uses electricity to produce magnetism electromagnet
a devise that uses magnetism to convert energy of motion into electrical energy generator
material taht resist the flow of electricity or heat insulator
an object that attracts iron and certain other materials magnet
the two areas on a magnet where the magnetic force is greatest magnetic poles
a device that changes electrical energy into energy of motion motor
a circuit in which parts are connected so that the electric current passes along more than one pathway parallel circuit
a circuit in which the parts are connected so that the electric current passes through each part along a single pathway series circuit
an electric charge that builds up on a material static electricity

Electrostatics Vocab Quiz Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A study of electric charges at rest. Electrostatics
This is a force that one echarge has on another. Electric Forces
Carries a positive charge Protons
Carries a negative charge Electrons
Pushes objects apart Repulsion
Pulls objects together Attraction
Metals are not _______. Insulators
Wood, rubber, and fabric are poor_________. Conductors
A material that can be both an insulator and a conductor. Semiconductor
This material can allow flow of electricity with no resistance. Superconductor
Rubbing your socks on the carpet is charging by ________ Friction
Charging of an object without direct touching. Induction
Allowing charges to move freely along a connection between a conductor and a ground. Grounding
Term applied to an atom or molecule in which the charges are aligned so that one side is slightly more positive or negative than the opposite side. Charge Polarization
Smallest particle of matter that still has all the properties of matter. Atoms
Something that is not moving is _______. Static
Standard unit of charge is a________. Coulomb