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Investigate Materials that Conduct Electricity

In this worksheet, students will answer questions about how to investigate materials that conduct electricity by fair testing.

'Investigate  Materials that Conduct Electricity' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Electricity

Curriculum subtopic:   Conductors and Insulators

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

The materials around us have different properties....


Some are transparent, like glass:


Glass tumbler


Some are hard, like diamond:




....and some materials allow electricity to pass through them easily. We call these materials electrical conductors.


simple electrical circuit


We can investigate which materials are electrical conductors using our knowledge and understanding of electrical circuits.


The materials which do not allow electricity to pass through are called electrical insulators.


Let's investigate how they work


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