Science Vocab Ch 20

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Science Vocab Ch 20
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  1. the imbalance of electric charge on an object
    static charge
  2. a positively or negatively charged atom
    ion
  3. attractive or repulsive force exerted by all charged objects on each other
    electric charge
  4. surrounds every electric charge and exerts forces on other electric charges
    electric field
  5. a material in which electrons cannot move easily from place to place
    insulator
  6. contain electrons that can move more easily in the material
    conductors
  7. the rapid movement of excess charge from one place to another
    electric discharge
  8. the source of electrical energy
    electric current
  9. closed conducting loop in which electric current can flow continually
    circut
  10. a measure of how much electrical potential energy each electron can gain
    voltage
  11. the measure of how difficult it is for electrons to flow through a material
    resistance
  12. states that the current in a circuit equals the voltage divided by the resistance in the circuit
    Ohm's law
  13. a circuit that has only one path for the electric current to follow
    series circuit
  14. is a circuit that has more than one path for the electric current to follow
    parallel circuit
  15. the rate at which electrical energy is converted into other forms of energy
    electric power

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