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static electricity electric current
An object has a _____ charge if it has extra positive charges.
What do you call a charge that stays on an object?
Which kind of charges move? positive or negative
How do 2 objects with
charges react to each other?
They attract, or pull each other.
How do 2 objects with the
charge react toward each other?
They repel, or push away from each other.
What are the parts of the circuit system in a flashlight?
battery, switch, and a lightbulb
Why does one disconnected bulb cause the other lights to go out in a series circuit?
There is only one path for the current to follow.
How does removing one bulb from a parallel circuit affect other bulbs in the circuit?
The other bulbs can still light because current continues to flow along the path.
What supplies energy in an electric circuit?
There are 2 charges. What are they and their symbols?
a measure of the extra positive or the extra particles that an object has.
the charge that stays on an object
means not moving
the space where electric forces occur around an object.
a flow of electric charges
a path that is made for an electric current
supplies energy to move charges through a circuit
a material that current can pass through easily
an example of a conductor
the base of a bulb
a material that current cannot pass through easily
example of insulator
a material that resists but doesn't stop the flow of current
a circuit that has only one path for the current
more than one path for current to travel