Section 2 - Electric Current (Teacher)
A. The flow of charges through a wire or conductor is called electric current.
1. Current is usually the flow of electrons.
2. Electric current is measured in amperes (A).
3. Charges flow from high voltage to low vol
Chapter 7: Electricity
I. Electric Charge
A. Protons have _ electric charge; electrons have _ electric
1. In most atoms, the charges of the protons and electrons cancel each other
out and the atom
has no _.
2. Atoms become charged by gaining or lo
Chapter 7 Section 2 Notes Electric Current
Charge on the Move
A. Electrical Pressure
i. Charges flow from high voltage areas to low
ii. Voltage is like an electrical pressure that
1. A voltage difference must be present fo
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Section 2 Electric Corrent
A. The ﬂow of charges through a wire or conductor is called electric current.
1. Current is usually the ﬂow of
Charge needs a
continuous path to flow.
SC.B.1.3.1: The student
identifies forms of
energy and explains
that they can be measured and compared.
SC.H.1.3.3: The student
knows that science disciplines differ from