What is Electrical Conductivity? - Definition & Measurement


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Which of these is likely to have a high electrical conductivity?

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1. Which of these is an insulator?

2. Which subatomic particle flows through a material to create an electric current?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The ability of electric current to pass through a material is known as electrical conductivity, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how electrical conductivity works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Behavior of electricity
  • Conductivity of various materials
  • An insulator
  • Subatomic particles

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related science lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as an insulator
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding electrical conductors
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about electrical insulators

Additional Learning

To learn more about science, review the accompanying lesson on What is Electrical Conductivity? - Definition & Measurement. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of electrical conductivity
  • Learn how electricity is conducted through different materials
  • Understand how conductors and insulators effect electric current