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what is the region of space around a charge where a positive test charge experiences a force? Electric field
what is an electric current following in one direction only? Direct current
which electric current periodically reverses direction and changes its magnitude continuously with time in contrast to direct current Alternating current
what is where the aggregate resistance connected either in parallel or series is calculated. Equivalent Resistance
what is the difference of electrical potential between two points? Potential Difference
what is a material in which the electron does not flow freely or the atom of the insulator have tightly bound electrons Insulator
what is an object or type of material that allows the flow of charge in one or more directions? Conductor
what is a passive two-terminal electrical component that implements electrical resistance as a circuit element? Resistor
which term uses this formula V= IR Voltage
what is the amount of energy transferred or converted per unit time? Power
is the base unit of electric current in the International System of Units. Ampere
which law states that the current through a conductor between two points is directly proportional to the voltage across the two points? Ohm
which term electric potential difference, electromotive force, electric pressure or electric tension is the difference in electric potential between two points? Volt
what is comprises branches so that the current divides and only part of it flows through any branch? Parallel Circuit
what is a circuit in which resistors are arranged in a chain, so the current has only one path to take? Series Circuit

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 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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___=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

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

Science Electricity Vocabulary Crossword

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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

Electronics Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Electricity and Magnetism Crossword

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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

Waves and Electricity Crossword

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Description

high point of wave crest
low point of wave trough
must have a medium to travel through mechanical wave
point of maximum displacement antinode
point of minimum displacement node
medium is parallel to direction of wave longitudinal wave
motion of the medium is right angles to the direction of wave transverse wave
material for a wave to travel through medium
time needed for one complete cycle of vibration to pass a given point period
change in direction of wave at an interference reflection
path for which electrons flow electric circuit
unit of measure for the flow of a current ampere
material to resist the flow of an electric current resistance
electrical potential energy per unit charge voltage
designed to offer a desired amount of resistance to the flow of current resistor
allows the flow of electrical currents conductor
electric current does not flow freely insulator
2 or more paths for a current to flow parallel circuit
one path for current to flow series circuit
electric flowing in one direction only direct current

Electric Charge Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Due to the transfer of electrons between objects. Static Charge
A positively or negatively charged atom is called Ion
A fore between two charges can be attractive or repulsive. Electric Force
This fore exists around every electric charge. Electric Field
A material in which electrons can not move easily from place to place is called Insulator
A material in which electrons can move easily from place to place is called Conductors
This rapid movement of excess charge from one place to another is Electric Discharge
TVs need a steady source of electrical energy that can be controlled from a Electric Current
Electric charges will flow continuously only though a closed conducting loop called a Circuit
Can tell how much electrical potential energy each electron can gain. Voltage
The measure of how difficult it is for electrons to flow through a material is called Resistance
He found a simple relationship among voltage,current,and resistance in a circuit that is now known as Ohm´s Law
Is a circuit that has only one path for the electric current to follow. Series Circuit
Is circuit that has more than one path for the electric current to follow. Parallel circuit
The rate at which electric energy is converted into other forms of energy is. Electric power

Electricity and Magnetism Crossword

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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