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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

CURRENT ELECTRICITY Crossword

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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

Electricity Crossword

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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 Crossword

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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

Conductors and Insulators Word Search

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Amps
Battery
Bulb
Cable
Cells
Circuit
Conductor
Connection
Cooker
Current
Dangerous
Electric
Electricty
Electrons
Energy
Flowing
Fuse
Generator
Heat
Insulator
Mains
Negative
Neutral
Parallel
Plastic
Positive
Power
Protect
Radiator
Resistance
Series
Shock
Switch
Symbols
Television
Transfer
Volt
Voltage
Voltmeter
Wires

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

Type
Crossword
Description

Opposite of negative charge Positive
Device used for measuring current Ammeter
Used to measure voltage Voltmeter
Converts electrical energy into light energy Lamp
Manual circuit breaker Switch
Particle that moves around a circuit Electron
Portable power supply for a circuit Cell
Lights in your house are connected in ........ Parallel
A poor conductor is called an ......... Insulator
A buzzer converts electrical energy into this type of energy Sound
Source of (electrical) energy that will never run out Renewable
A component that tries to stop electricity flowing Resistor
Safety device in a plug that protects your devices Fuse
Device that converts sound energy into electrical energy Microphone
Limited energy source Finite

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

Electricity Crossword

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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

Electricity and Magnetism Crossword

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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 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