Electricity Class 10 Notes Physics Science Chapter 12

What are Electricity and Charge?


  • A physical property of a substance which causes it to experience a force when placed near other matter or substances.
  • Unit of electric charge is Coulomb.
  • Like charges repel each other.
  • Unlike charges attract each other.


  • It is the term used to represent a set of physical phenomenon associated with the presence of electric charge.
  • It is used in our homes for lightning operating fans, heating purpose etc.