Force, Energy, & Motion
Static Electricity/ Current Electricity
Circuits
Insulators/ Conductors
Historical Contributions
100
How fast an object is moving
What is speed?
100
A flow of electric charge or the flow of electrons in a wire; also creates a magnetic field
What is an electric current?
100
1. A circuit that allows the movement of electrical energy; 2. A circuit that prevents the movement of electrical energy
What are: 1. a closed circuit; 2. an open circuit?
100
Materials that allow an electric charge to pass through easily?
What are conductors?
100
A device used to protect buildings from damage during electrical storms
What is a lightning rod?
200
1. Energy of motion; 2. Stored energy
What are: 1. kinetic energy; 2. potential energy?
200
Electricity that is seen as a spark after objects rub against each other
What is static electricity?
200
The current only moves along one path in this type of circuit.
What is a series circuit?
200
A substance that conducts very little electricity
What is an insulator?
200
"My scientific experiments proved that lightning is a form of electricity."
What/who is: Benjamin Franklin?
300
Any push or pull that causes an object to move, stop, or change its speed or direction
What is force?
300
The first kind of electricity to be discovered
What is: static electricity?
300
The current is able to move along more than one path in this type of circuit.
What is a parallel circuit?
300
3 examples of insulators
What are: plastic, glass, wood, rubber? (Any 3)
300
"I designed the world's first electric power stations, thereby making electric power available to millions."
What/who is: Thomas Alva Edison?
400
Resistance to motion created by two objects moving against each other
What is friction?
400
The pathway taken by an electrical current
What is a circuit?
400
This type of circuit runs the electric appliances in your home.
What is: a parallel circuit?
400
4 examples of conductors
What are: silver, copper, aluminum, gold, steel? (Any 4)
400
"I invented the incandescent light."
What/who is: Thomas Alva Edison?
500
The form of energy that is produced when friction occurs
What is: heat?
500
The kind of electricity that works in your home or when you hook up a circuit with batteries
What is: current electricity?
500
3 ways electrical energy can be transformed
What are: heat, light, & mechanical energy?
500
Anything that slows down the flow of electric charge in a material; also changes electrical energy to heat and light
What is: resistance?
500
"By supplying current to a wire that was wrapped around a piece of iron, I invented the electromagnet."
What/who is: Michael Faraday?
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