Insulators and Conductors
Students construct a circuit in order to test objects to determine if they are conductors or insulators. They create their own worksheet to record the experiment data.
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What is the Best Insulator: Air, Styrofoam, Foil, or Cotton?
Students investigate the properties of insulators by attempting to keep a cup of water from freezing, and once it is frozen, to keep it from melting. They conduct the experiment, record and analyze the results, and answer discussion...
3rd - 5th Science
Electroscope Experiment: Opposites Attract, Likes Repel
Have your young scientists create electroscopes and conduct an experiment using various types of materials (some conductors, some insulators). What happens to the electroscope when each object is passed through its plastic pieces?
2 mins 4th - 8th Science