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Flow of electrons electricity
The SI unit for charge coulomb
Positively charged particles protons
Negatively charged particles electrons
Particles without charge Neutrons
Milk's favorite cookie Oreo
Allows electric charge to move freely Conductor
Resists the transfer of electric charge Insulator
Push or pull of charged items electric force
The rate at which charge moves current
SI unit of current ampere
The SI unit for electric potential difference volt
An object with no resistance Superconductor
Item to store electric potential energy battery
Element commonly used in electric wiring Copper

Electronics Crossword

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An electric current that reverses its direction many times a second at regular intervals, typically used in power supplies Alternating current
an electric current flowing in one direction only. Direct current
a unit of electric current equal to a flow of one coulomb per second Ampere
The basic unit of a chemical element Atom
a material or device that conducts or transmits electricity Conductor
Neutron a subatomic particle of about the same mass as a proton but without an electric charge, present in all atomic nuclei except those of ordinary hydrogen Neutron
the SI unit of electrical resistance, expressing the resistance in a circuit transmitting a current of one ampere when subjected to a potential difference of one volt. Ohm
A law relating the voltage difference between two points, and the electric current flowing between them Ohm’s law
stable subatomic particle occurring in all atomic nuclei, with a positive electric charge equal in magnitude to that of an electron, but of opposite sign Proton
the degree to which a substance or device opposes the passage of an electric current, causing energy dissipation Resistance
an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts Voltage
the SI unit of electromotive force, the difference of potential that would drive one ampere of current against one ohm resistance Volt
a flow of electricity which results from the ordered directional movement of electrically charged particles. Current
- a stable subatomic particle with a charge of negative electricity, found in all atoms and acting as the primary carrier of electricity in solids Electron
a substance or device that does not readily conduct electricity Insulator

Science•Electricity Crossword

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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 Crossword

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___=IR VOLTAGE
Electricity flows between these CURRENT
The opposition to the flow of electric charges in a material RESISTANCE
SI unit:A and for short, "amp" AMPERE
Voltage unit VOLT
___ Law states a relationship between voltage, current, and resistance OHM
An electric current in which the flow of electric charge periodically reverses direction ALTERNATING CURRENT
An electric current in which the flow of electric charge stays flowing in the same direction DIRECT CURRENT
Series or Parallel CIRCUIT
Without this, a circuit would not work BATTERY
One turns lights on and off with this SWITCH
Conducts heat well CONDUCTOR
Does not conduct heat well INSULATOR
An electric circuit with only one path through which charge can flow SERIES CIRCUIT
An electric circuit with two or more paths through which charges can flow PARALLEL CIRCUIT
Positive or negative CHARGE
Unit of electric charge COULOMB
____=work/time POWER
A unit of energy equivalent to one kilowatt of power sustained for one hour KILOWATT HOUR
V=IR OHMS LAW
A form of energy resulting from existence of charged particles ELECTRICITY
Representation of elements using abstract symbols instead of realistic objects SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM

ELECTROSTATICS Crossword

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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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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

Electrostatics Vocab Quiz Crossword

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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

Electricity and Magnetism Vocabulary Crossword

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the law that states that like charges repel and opposite forces attract Law of Electric Charges
the space around a charged object in which another charged object experiences an electric force electric field
a material in which charges can move freely electrical conductor
a material in which charges cannot move freely electrical insulator
electric charge at rest; generally produced by friction or induction static electricity
the release of electricity stored in a source electric discharge
the rate at which charges pass through a given point; measured in amperes electric current
the potential difference between two points; measured in volts voltage
in physical science, the opposition presented to the current by a material or device resistance
a circuit in which the points are joined one after another such that the current in each part is the same series circuit
a circuit in which the parts are joined in branches such that the potential difference across each part is the same Parallel Circuit
any material that attracts iron or materials containing iron magnet
one of two points, such as the ends of a magnet, that have opposing magnetic qualities magnetic pole
a force of attraction o repulsion generated by moving or spinning electric charges magnetic force
the interaction between electricity and magnetism electromagnetism
a coil of wire with an electric current in it solenoid
a coil that has a soft iron core and that acts as a magnet when an electric current is in the coil electromagnet
a device that converts electrical energy into mechanical enegy electric motor
a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy electric generator
a vector field that associates to each point in space the Coulomb force experienced by a unit electric charge magnetic field
could be an iron or steel bar, or in a permanent magnet domains

Current Electricity Crossword

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Description

Materials which impede the flow of electrons. Insulators
Materials which permit electrons to flow freely from atom to atom and molecule to molecule. Conductors
Building blocks of matter. Atoms
Ex. Clothes tumble in the dryer and cling together. Static electricity
A device that detects the presence of static electric charge. Electroscope
What is current measured in? Amperes
What is charge measured in? Coulombs
What is another word for potential energy? Voltage
What are the 2 terminals in the battery called? Electrodes
All current goes through all parts of the ??? circuit. Series
Current divides and goes through part of the ??? circuit Parallel

Electrical Circuits Crossword

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Electrons do not pass through it insulator
Allows electrons to move through it freely conductor
Materials that are usually the best conductors. metals
generators use these to make electricity. electricfields
Electric current is measured in this. Amperes
The area of influence around a charged particle. magneticfield
If this goes up in a circuit, current goes down. resistance
The type of current produced by a battery. direct
The type of current produced by a generator. alternating
The strength of an electric current is measured in this. volts
The type of electricity that does not produce a flow of electrons. static
When a straw is rubbed with a cloth, it develops this charge. negative
A circuit that has electricity flowing is this. closed
A circuit that flows through on path is this. series
A circuit that flows through more than one path is this. parallel

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