Science 6th Grade
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Charges that are the same repel each other . What do different charges do ?
They attract each other .
What is an electric field ?
An electric field is a region around charged objects where an object's electric force interacts with other objects .
What is static electricity ?
Static electricity is the build - up of charges on an object ?
How is electric current produced ?
To produce electric current charges must flow continuously from one place to another .
What is voltage ?
Voltage is the difference in electrical potential energy between 2 places in a circuit .
What is a circuit breaker ?
A circuit breaker is a reusable safety switch that breaks the circuit when the current gets too high .
What happens when a bulb goes out in a series circuit ?
All the other bulbs go out .
What happens when a bulb goes out in a parallel circuit ?
The other bulbs stay lit .
What is a battery ?
A battery is a combination of two or more electrochemical cells in a series .
What is electric current ?
Electric current is the continues flow of electric charges through a material .
What is Ohm's law ?
Ohm's law says that resistance equals voltage divided by current .
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