Electricity and Magnetism. Electric charge. A basic property of the tiny particles that make up matter. Static Electricity. The buildup of electric charges in one place. Electric Field. The area around electric charges, where electric forces can act. Electric current.
A basic property of the tiny particles that make up matter
The buildup of electric charges in one place
The area around electric charges, where electric forces can act
A flow of electric charges
A continuous pathway that can carry an electric current.
An electric circuit with only one path for current
An electric circuit with two or more paths for current
How much a material opposes, or resists, the flow of electric current
An electrical device used in an electrical circuit for protection or current control.
A flaw in a circuit that allows a large current to flow through where it isn’t wanted
Material through which heat and electricity flow easily
To pull toward each other
A material that slows the flow of heat and electricity
To push away from each other
A device that supplies electric power to an electrical load.
Energy created by moving charged particles.