Type
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Description

Used to push electrons around a circuit CELL
Limits the amount of current flowing in a circuit RESISTOR
Measures the current in a circuit AMMETER
Allows current to flow through a circuit in one direction only DIODE
Used as a temperature sensor in a circuit THERMISTOR
Power is measured in this WATTS
A thin piece of wire with a ceramic casing FUSE
If repeat readings are the same or similar, they have good... PRECISION
If the results are close to the true value, they are ... ACCURATE
Results that do not fit the trend ANOMALOUS

Electricity Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Electronics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Current is considered to be the movement of ________. charge
A voltmeter is used in ________ with the circuit. Parallel
A device that opens or completes an electrical path switch
A material that opposes the flow of charge insulator
Material that allows charge to flow conductor
It is used to measure current. ammeter
Opposes the flow of charge resistance
unit of resistance ohms
Component that restricts flow of current to one direction diode
Component whos resistance is dependent on light LDR
Component that produces light even with a small current LED
Particles that carry charge electrons
How ESB measure electricity usage kilowatthour
Safety device in plugs fuse
The brown wire in plug live
the wire that completes the circuit in plug neutral

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 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Alternating Current AC
An active electrical system is working Active
Flow of electric current that keeps changing direction at a fast rate Alternating Current
Short period where the electricity supply is stopped Blackout
To put electricity into a piece of electrical equipment such as a battery Charge
Form of energy that produces light, heat and power Electricity
Powerful magnetic that uses electric current passed in a wire around it to produce its force Electromagnetic
Passes continuously through something Flow
Piece of electrical equipment that is fused and contains a fuse Fused
Set of wires that carries the electricity supply Grid
Electrical signal, for example one that is passed from a nerve to a muscle Impulse
Same electrical charges as a proton Positive
Measuring instrument used to measure the current in a circuit Ammeter
Unit used to measure electrical current Ampere
Container consisting of one or more cells Battery
Roughly circular line that starts and finishes at the same place Circuit
Material or object that conducts heat, electricity, light or sound Conductor
Red-brown metal Copper
Time rate of flow of electric charge Current
Electrons and protons Electricity
Kill or badly injured my electricity Electrocution
Found in all atoms Electron
$100 bill Franklin
Discoverer of animal electricity Galvani
Converts one form of energy into another Generator
Material/object that doesn't easily allow heat, electricity or sound to pass through Insulator
Accompanied by a bright flash Lightning
Indifferent Neutral
Characterised by absence Negative
Named after German physicist Georg Simon Ohm Ohms
Positive electric charge Proton
Device having resistance to the passage of an electric current Resistor
Electrical circuit of lower resistance than that of a normal circuit Short circuit
Stationary electric charge Static
End of wire Terminal
Device used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another Transformer
Electrical unit of voltage Volt

CURRENT ELECTRICITY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

controls current flow switch
Transforms electrical energy into other types of energy Load
What part of a circuit is a battery? source
Multiple cells connected. Battery
Electrons move back and forth, changing direction. More efficient method of distributing electrical energy. Alternating current
Measured in Watts (W) power
How much useful energy an electrical device produces compared to amount that was supplied to the device. efficiency
Inefficient type of light bulb. incandescent
Loads connected in a row. series
Electrons can flow more thatn one direction in a circuit. parallel
Used to measure electric current. ammeter
A voltmeter is connected in _________________. parallel
A voltmeter is connected across a source or a ________________. load
Another term for voltage. Potential difference
Energy divided by charge. Voltage
As you increase the temperature of a wire, the resistance ____________. increases
As you increase the number of loads in parallel, the current drawn from the source _________________ increases
A circuit has 3 lamps connected in series. The total voltage of the circuit is nine volts. What is the voltage of lamp one? three volts
A renewable source of energy. wind
What is moving in a circuit? electrons

Science•Electricity Crossword

Type
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

COMPONENTS OF A CIRCUIT Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Connects the components together. Electrical wire
A component that opposes of inhibits electrical current in a circuit. Resistor
To measure current strength. Ammeter
converts electrical energy into sound energy buzzer
a resistors whose resistance can be adjusted higher or lower. rheostat
to measure voltage or potential difference voltmeter
to provide electrical energy cell
to convert electrical energy into light energy bulb
stops the flow of current open switch
allows the flow of current closed switch

ELECTROSTATICS Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Type
Crossword
Description

Used to measure the current in a circuit Ammeter
Alternating Current AC
The unit used to measure electric current Amperes
A metal that is a good conductor of electricity Copper
Neither positive nor negative Neutral
The unit used to measure the electrical resistance Ohms
A cell that is a source of power Battery
To provide an amount of electricity to something Charge
The path of which electrical energy flows through Circuit
A material which permits a flow of energy Conductor
The flow of electrons Current
A type of energy that uses charged particles Electricity
To injure or kill someone by electric shock Electrocution
A negatively charged subatomic particle Electrons
A device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy Generator
A material that prevents energy from easily passing through it Insulator
A flash of light in the sky caused by electrical discharge between clouds and the Earth's surface Lightning
Lacking positive qualities Negative
A positively charged subatomic particle Proton
A device that reduces the flow of an electric current Resistor
A defect in a circuit that causes the current to flow in the wrong direction ShortCircuit
Electricity that is not moving Static
A point of connection on an electrical device (eg. Battery) Terminal
A device used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another Transformer
The unit used to measure electrical potential difference Volt
A thin, flexible thread of metal Wire
He proved that lightning was a from of electricity (Benjamin....) Franklin
He discovered animal electricity (Luigi....) Galvani
One of 3 components needed for an electrical circuit Load
A device that can start to stop flow of electricity in a circuit Switch
A safety device that cuts off an electric circuit if the current exceeds a safe level Fuse
A wire that activates a trap or light when disturbed Tripwire
A closed circuit where the current follows one path Series
A connection from a circuit to the earth (safety measure) Grounded
A flash produced by electrical discharge Spark
A closed circuit where the current divides into two or more paths Parallel
A thin thread made of tungsten that glows when electric current flows through it Filament
Direct Current DC

Electricity And Magnetism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An instrument used for detcting electric currents. Galvanometer
Lightining strike. Static Electricity
Asphalt,Porcelain,and Diamond. Insulators
Mercury, Graphite, and Concrete. Conductors
Circuit inside a washing machine. Parallel Circuit
A string of Christmas Lights. Series Circuit
Measured in Amperes. Electric Current
Measures in Ohms. Resistance
Measured in Volts. Voltage Difference
When metals such as iron and nickel falls inside a strong enough ________ _____, they become temporarily magnetic. Magnetic Field
Process of rearraging electrons on a neutral object by bringing a charged object close to it. Charging By Induction
Process of transferring charge betweeen objects by touching or rubbing. Charging By Contact
V=IR Ohms Law
A region in which the manetic fields of atoms are grouped together and aligned. Magnetic Domain
Earth's North and South geographic poles. Magnetic Poles
Used by power plants to produce energy by burning coal or natural gas. Turbine
Measured in watts. electrical power
Interactions of magnets. Magnetism
A pat that electricity flows along. Circuit
Produces a magnetic field when a current passes through it. Solenoid