Electricity is Created When… One or more electrons are dislodged from an Atom. These free electrons become electricity. If an Atom is missing one of its electrons it becomes a positive Ion. If an Atom gains a extra electron it will become a negative Ion.
Electricity is created from.. -Heat -Friction -Nuclear reaction -Light -Chemical reaction -Magnetism
Key Terms - Conductor – allows electrons to flow through it - Insulator – blocks the flow of electrons - Current – a flow of electrons - Circuit – the path that electrical energy travels - Component – any electrical part that makes up a circuit - Terminal – the place where you connect a wire to a component.