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Electricity Quiz Board Vocab
Battery

A device that produces electricity by converting
chemical energy into electricity
Current
Voltage

The flow of an electron through a circuit

A measure of the potential difference between two points
that causes a current to flow between the points
Insulator
Static...
Circuit

A material through which electricity doesn’t flow

The buildup of an electric charge on an insulated body

A closed continuous path through which electric current
flows
Resistance 
Opposition (reduce or limit) to the flow of electrons in a
circuit.
Generator

A machine that converts mechanical energy into
electrical energy
Conductor

A material through which electricity flows
easily
Electromagnet

A type of magnet made from a coil of wire
and an iron core
Ohm’s Law

The current in a wire is equal to the voltage
divided by the resistance
Electron

The negatively charged particle located
outside the nucleus of an atom
Induction

A method of charging by rearranging the
electric charges into groups of positive and
negative charges
Electric Discharge 
The loss of electricity as electric charges
move off an object
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