Chapter 20 Vocab

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Chapter 20 Vocab
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Electricity
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  1. Positivley or negativley charged atom
    ion
  2. imbalance of an electrical charge on an object
    static charge
  3. attractive electric force that is exerted by the positivley charged protons on the negativley charged electrons
    electric force
  4. the electric charges that esixt around every electric charge.
    electric field
  5. a material in which electrons cannot move easily from place to place
    insulator
  6. a material that electons can move easily
    conductor
  7. the rapid movement of excess charge from one object to another
    electric discharge
  8. the source of electrical energy; the flow of electric charge
    electric current
  9. a closed continious conducting loop
    circuit
  10. the measure of how much electircal potential energy each electron can gain
    voltage
  11. the measure of how difficult it is for electrons to flow through a material
    resisitance
  12. relationship among voltatge, current, and resistance in this formula:

    Ohm's Law
  13. a circuit that has only one path for the electric current to follow
    series circuit
  14. a circuit that has more than one path for the electric current to follow
    parallel circuit
  15. the rate at which electric energy is converted into other forms of energy
    • Electric Power

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