Conductivity - conductors and insulators

Conductivity - conductors and insulators
Publication Date: September, 2005
Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

This online resource show how to make a simple conductivity tester.

The resource has teacher background notes, worksheets and step-by-step instructions on how to make a simple conductivity tester using a battery and light bulb.

This activity is designed to teach the difference between electrical conductors and insulators.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 6 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits and... > ACSSU097
  • Year 6 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and... > ACSHE220