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Electricity Vocabulary 1

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  • Q1
    The smallest particle of an element that can exist and still retain the properties of that element.
    Atom:
    30s
  • Q2
    A manufactured device which holds a battery.
    Battery holder:
    30s
  • Q3
    A device used for generating electricity through an electrochemical reaction.
    Battery
    30s
  • Q4
    A force which joins atoms or groups of atoms together in a molecule.
    Bond
    30s
  • Q5
    A manufactured device which holds a bulb.
    Bulb holder
    30s
  • Q6
    Contains positive and negative electrodes surrounded by an electrolyte. A chemical reaction occurs within the cell which generates electricity (releases electrons). One or more cells connected together is called a battery.
    Cell
    30s
  • Q7
    A given quantity of electricity.
    Charge
    30s
  • Q8
    A safety device used to prevent circuits in houses and buildings from being overloaded.
    Circuit breaker
    30s
  • Q9
    A complete path for an electric current.
    Circuit
    30s
  • Q10
    Where the current flows from the battery through an electrical device providing power, and returning back to the battery.
    Closed circuit
    30s
  • Q11
    An instrument with a rotating magnetic needle usually used for locating the Magnetic North Pole.
    Compass
    30s
  • Q12
    Anything an electrical current can pass through easily.
    Conductor
    30s
  • Q13
    Places (on bells, bulbs and other electrical devices) where wires are connected to allow for the flow of electricity.
    Contact points
    30s
  • Q14
    The switch that allows the flow of electricity.
    Control
    30s
  • Q15
    To change.
    Convert
    30s

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