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Grade 11-12 Physics: Electricity and Magnetism

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Understanding Basic Concepts

Terms related to electricity and magnetism include:

  • direct current
  • alternating current
  • conventional current
  • electron flow
  • electrical potential difference
  • resistance
  • power
  • energy
  • permanent magnet (bar and U-shaped)
  • electromagnet (straight conductor and solenoid)
  • magnetic field
  • motor principle
  • right-hand rule
  • electric motor
  • series, parallel, and mixed DC circuits
  • Kirchhoff's Laws
  • Ohm's Law
  • Oersted's Principle
  • law of magnetic poles