Insulators & Conductors Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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Insulators prevent _____ from traveling from atom to atom.

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1. Which of the following is an example of an insulator?

2. Why are electric wires coated in plastic or rubber?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz are here to help you see how much you know about insulators and conductors. Multiple-choice questions on the quiz cover examples of insulators and conductors, as well as their roles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The role of insulators
  • An example of a conductor
  • Materials that transfer electric charges
  • Example of an insulator
  • Why electric wires are coated in plastic or rubber

Skills Practiced

  • Explaining information - read about why electric wires are wrapped in rubber and explain it correctly
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on insulators and conductors
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about the role of insulators

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Insulators & Conductors Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples is a helpful lesson for reviewing more material. Some goals you have the chance to complete include:

  • Review the role of conductors
  • See how conductors and insulators are different
  • Determine what a semi-conductor is