Ch 6 Review A circuit with a switch turned to the OFF position or a circuit with any break is called: Open circuit.

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Ch 6 Review A circuit with a switch turned to the OFF position or a circuit with any break is called: Open circuit

Suppose you are trying to help someone gain a better understanding of electric circuits. If you compare an electrical circuit to a system that carries water, what would the water pipes represent? wires

Positive electric charges:
Attract both positive and negative charges Repel positive charges and attract negative charges Repel both positive and negative charges Repel negative charges and attract positive charges B

A fundamental property of matter that comes in two forms.
Electric charge

What property of matter gives rise to both electricity and magnetism?
charge

Electric charge that has accumulated on an object is referred to as ____.
Static electricity

A material through which electrons do NOT easily flow is a(n) ____.
insulators

Lightning is natural form of ____.
Static electricity

A path through which electric charges may travel
circuit

A shorthand method to represent the arrangement of the parts in a circuit
Circuit diagram

A device that may be used to identify the sign and quantity of charge on a body
electroscope

A device that may be used to stop and start the flow of electricity in a circuit
Switch

A unit of electric charge
Coulomb

Excess of electrons Negative charge

Identified principles of electric motor

Equal numbers of protons and electrons
Neutral charge

*** Perfected the light bulb Thomas Edison

This individual assigned positive and negative values to electricity
Ben Franklin

excess of protons Positive charge

List a good conductor Metal

Name an insulator Wood, Plastic, Rubber

Which of the circuits pictured below is an open circuit?

What is the charge on the object pictured below?
0 or Neutral

Why do clothes snap, crackle, and pop when you remove them from the dryer?
Static electricity is built up in the dryer as the clothes tumble around.

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