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Grade 4 Conductors and Insulators Study Guide
A CONDUCTOR is
a material which allows electricity to flow through it easily
An INSULATOR is
a material which does not conduct electricity easily
conductors are used in
most metals are
insulators are used
to protect us against current flowing through conductors
most non-metals are
examples of insulators include
rubber, wood and plastic
examples of conductors include
copper, iron, steel and aluminum
why should you never touch anything electrical with wet hands?
electricity can be conducted through sweat (salty water) to your body, giving you an electric shock
an electrical cord has a plastic coating which is