# GCSE Physics

Home > Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

1. A caharged insulator can be discharged by
• Connecting it to the earth with a conductor . Charge then flows though the conductor . The rate of flow of electrical charge is called the current
• If the object is - charged the extra electrons are repelled to earth leaving the object neutral
• If the object is + charged the extra electrons atap attracted from earth leaving the object neutral
2. The earth is such a large object that this transfer of electrons doesn't
Affect its charge
3. Electrical charges can move easily move through some substances such as
Metals
4. Fast moving object cans build up large charges due to the ...... Of ..... ... . When a tanker lorry is refuelling a plane or racing car , they are always connected together by a ... ..... . A plane can build up a huge charge when flying through clouds . When it lands it may try to ...... By creating a ..... Which would jump between the plane and earth . The spark could ..... Any .... .... . To prevent this a ... Strip is first connected from the plane , down to the ground allowing the ..... Charge to .... Safely before the fuel tankers are  allowed to approach
• A) because like charges repell
• B) the positive end is because tare protons are left behind the - end is where all the electrons end up from repelling
• C) the - electrons from the rod will transfer onto the + side of the object
5. If a build of charge become high enough a
Spark may jump through an insulator like air , across a gap between the object and any earthed conductor . This may take the form of a spark
6. Fast moving object cans build up large charges due to the ...... Of ..... ... . When a tanker lorry is refuelling a plane or racing car , they are always connected together by a ... ..... . A plane can build up a huge charge when flying through clouds . When it lands it may try to ...... By creating a ..... Which would jump between the plane and earth . The spark could ..... Any .... .... . To prevent this a ... Strip is first connected from the plane , down to the ground allowing the ..... Charge to .... Safely before the fuel tankers are  allowed to approach
• Friction
• Air resistance
• Copper wire
• Discharge
• Spark
• Ignite
• Fuel vapour
• Metal
• Electrostatic
• Discharge

## Card Set Information

 Author: Anonymous ID: 172725 Filename: GCSE Physics Updated: 2012-09-23 13:57:46 Tags: Unit two part three currents electrical circuits Folders: Description: Revision Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview