What Is Electricity? - Definition & Concept


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This type of material allows electricity to flow through it:

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1. This is the type of current we use now:

2. This is the unit of measure for electrical current:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of electricity. Some of the information you'll be assessed on includes the units of measure for electrical current and electrical power and the type of electrical current we presently use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Material type that allows the flow of electricity
  • Type of current we presently use
  • Units of measure for electrical current and electrical power

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of material that allows the flow of electricity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the units of measure for electrical current and electrical power

Additional Learning

To learn more about electricity generation and application, review the accompanying lesson titled What Is Electricity? - Definition & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the term 'electricity' and relate how electricity is generated
  • Explain the significance of Benjamin Franklin and Francis Hauksbee to the study of electricity
  • State the functions of batteries and circuits
  • Differentiate between direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC)