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A particle in all atomic nuclei. It is positively charged. It has the same magnitude of an electron.

Proton

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A particle that is neither + nor - charged. It has the same mass of a proton and is present in all atomic nuclei

Neutron

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A particle found in all atomic nuclei. It is negatively charged. It has the same magnitude of a proton

Electron

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The small dense centre of an atom. It is composed of protons and neutrons giving it a positive charge.

Nucleus

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A charged atom. It can be either positively and negatively charged

Ion

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The build-up of electric charge on a surface

Static electricity

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Is a movement of charge. It is made up of electrons moving along a wire.

Current

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A path that electrons travel around so they can deliver their energy.

Electric circuit

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The source of energy in a circuit

Energy source

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Uses the energy from the electrons and converts it into something new

Energy user

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The different parts in a circuit

Components

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A simplified and shorthand version of a real circuit. It shows how all the components in the circuit are connected

Circuit diagram