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Conductors and non-conductors (insulators)

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Experimentation instructions for Experimento | 4+:
What objects can electricity flow through?

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2019-04-05
The filament light bulb lights up when electric current can flow in the circuit. Metals conduct electricity. Wood, plastic, and rubber do not conduct electricity.

Information and Ideas:
• The children should have already had experience with a simple circuit.
• Please observe the general safety and hygiene measures and safety instructions in the respective teaching methods as well as the applicable safety guidelines for your school.
• All materials mentioned in the instructions will have to be purchased directly from commercial sources.
Experiment
Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
Grade 1 to 4
Elementary school; Preschool
Electrical circuit; Energy
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