Type
Crossword
Description

A resistor whose resistance value can be changed by moving one or more contacting elements Adjustable Resistor
The maximum amount a current can carry continuously Ampacity
An electromechanical device that indicates readings by the mechanical motion of a pointer Analog multimeter
A resistor whose resistance increases and decreases rapidly with changes in current Ballast Resistor
A resistor that is used to discharge a capaciter Bleeder resistor
An electrical device that is designed to store electrical energy Capacitor
A resistor that is constructed using carbon graphite mixed with clay Carbon Composition Resistor
A mixture of fine particles and powdered metals Cermet
An are of a circle with a diameter of 1 mil and is the standard unit of wire cross sectional area used by the AWG and the English wire tables Circular Mil
The ability of voltage to produce electron flow through resistance Conductance
The presence of a complete path for current flow Continuity
An instrument that indicates an open or closed circuit in a circuit in which all power is off Continuity checker
An electrical device that indicates readings as numeral values Digital Multimeter
A resistor that only has one resistance value Fixed Resistor
A device that conducts and dissipates heat away from an electrical component Heat Sink
The unit for energy Joule
A device that detects insulation deterioration by measuring high resistance values under high-voltage conditions Megohmmeter
A resistor that consists of a metal film of a selected metal alloy or carbon deposited in a vacuum on a small ceramic cylinder to which leads are attached Metal film resistor
A test tool used to measure two or more electrical values Multimeter
The result of a decrease in the resistance of a material with an increase in temperature Negative temperate coefficient
The amount of resistance in a circuit when 1 ampere flows with 1 volt applied Ohm
An instrument used to measure the continuity and resistance of a circuit or component Ohmmeter
The relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in electrical circuit Ohm’s Law
The inaccuracy created by the difference in apparent position of an analog meter pointer when viewed from different angles not directly perpendicular to the pointer and scale Parallax error
A circuit that contains a combo of both series-connected and parallel-connected components Parallel Circuit
The result of an increase in the resistance of a material and increase in temperature Positive Temperature Coefficient
A low power three terminal variable resistor Potentiometer
A resistor with a power rating over 2 W Power Resistor
The ability of a specific conductor to carry electrons as compared to the ability of a copper conductor to carry electrons Relative Conductance

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

Science Electricity Vocabulary Crossword

Type
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 and Magnetism Crossword

Type
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

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

Physics Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A flow of electric charge. Electrical Current
A current that moves in the same direction as the positive charge flow. Conventional Current
A device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells with external connections provided to power electrical devices such as flashlights, smartphones, and electric cars. Battery
a path in which electrons from a voltage or current source flow. Electric Circuit
a unit of measure of the rate of electron flow or current in an electrical conductor. Ampere
phenomenon of exactly zero electrical resistance and expulsion of magnetic flux fields occurring in certain materials Super Conductor
a unit of energy equivalent to one kilowatt (1 kW) of power expended for one hour (1 h) of time. Kilowatt-hour
the ratio of the voltage applied to the electric current whichflows through it Resistance
a given amount of resistance in a circuit. Resistor
a configuration of components in an electronic circuit or an interface that allows the connection of peripherals Parallel Connection
Components connected in series are connected along a single path Series Connection

Electricity Vocab Crossword

Type
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 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

___=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

Type
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 and Magnetism Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Electricity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A unit of electric current equal to a flow of one coulomb per second. Ampere
A device having a designed resistance to the passage of an electric current. Resistor
A container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemical energy is converted into electricity and used as a source of power. Battery
Moving in the same direction as the positive charge flow. conventionalcurrent
A path in which electrons from a voltage or current source flow. electriccircuit
A flow of electric charge. electriccurrent
A measure of electrical energy equivalent to a power consumption of 1,000 watts for 1 hour. Kilowatthour
A closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit. parallelconnection
The ratio of the voltage applied to the electric current which flows through it. resistance
The current through each of the components is the same, and the voltage across the circuit is the sum of the voltages across each component. seriesconnection
A substance capable of becoming superconducting at sufficiently low temperatures. superconductor