Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction


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What particles in an atom have an electric charge?

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1. An atom becomes a negative ion when:

2. An object becomes electrically charged when:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to check your knowledge of electrical charges and the impacts they have on force. You will be quizzed on topics that include identifying particles in atoms that have an electric charge as well as relating how an atom becomes a negative ion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to review:

  • Particles in toms that have electric charges
  • Negative ions
  • Electrically charged objects
  • Positively charged materials

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of negative ions
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about electric charges in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about positively charged materials

Additional Learning

To learn more about electrical charges, review the accompanying lesson on Electric Charge and Force: Definition, Repulsion & Attraction. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Examine characteristics of different atoms
  • Define electrical charge
  • Explain conservation of charge
  • Identify the forces between charged particles
  • Determine how static electricity occurs