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Glossary of electricity

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Lightbulb
Symbol
Switch
Symbol
Drawing of a Parallel Circuit
Drawing
The lightbulb in this picture lights up
Picture
The lightbulb in this picture does NOT light up
Picture
Drawing of a Series Circuit
Drawing
Battery
Symbol
variable
the only part of an experiment that should change when testing a hypothesis
repel
push away from
semiconductor diode
an electronic device that restricts current flow to one direction
electromagnet
a metal rod changed into a magnet by being surrounded by a wire carrying an electric current
electron
negatively charged particle in an atom (-)
Wires connected to each other
Symbol
Proton
positive charge in an atom (+)
attract
pull toward
current
the movement of flow of electric charges

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