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Flashcards in Electricity Deck (13):
1

What is static electricity?

A build up of charge.

2

What's the law of charge?

Opposite charges attract, like charges repel.

3

What is friction?

Physically moving electrons from on object to another.

4

What is induction?

Pushing or pulling electrons away with an already charged object.

5

What are the dangers of static electricity?

It can cause sparks, which can cause explosions.

6

What is current?

The flow of charge per second.

7

What is voltage?

The change in electrical energy per charge.

8

What is electricity?

The movement of charged particles.

9

What is voltage in a series circuit?

Voltage is shared between all the components in the circuit.

10

What is current in a series circuit?

Current is the same everywhere.

11

What is voltage in a parallel circuit?

Voltage is the same across each branch.

12

What is current in a parallel circuit?

Current is split between the loops.

13

What is Ohm's Law?

resistance = voltage/current