Hi 8C guess what? You just got a job as an ELECTRICIAN! Your boss told you to install electrical wires in a house using conductors & insulators in the correct places so the flow of electrons will be high and steady.
Your task is to prove to your boss that you know the difference between conductors and insulators. Are you up for the job?
In order to show your boss you know the difference between conductors and insulators better than anyone ever before, you must complete a handout based on a virtual lab.
Step 1: click on the link below (ensure you enable adobe flash player)
Step 2: Build an OPEN circuit by putting the objects in the correct places and press OK.
Step 3: Take a screenshot of your open circuit
Step 4: Insert the red wire in the right spot and press the pickle. *DO NOT START TESTING THE OBJECTS YET*
Step 5: (Before you test the objects with the wires) Make predictions on the handout about which objects will be conductors and insulators.
Step 6: Insert the objects into the empty space between the wires on the virtual lab and record in the table which objects are conductors and which objects are insulators.
Step 7: take a screenshot of your completed drag and drop activity
Step 8: put both of your screenshots into a word document or google doc. Under neath your screenshots write a definition in your own words of conductor and insulator with an example of each
Step 9: upload your word document to the google classroom submission point
Well, it looks like you did a great job and you proved to your boss you know the difference between conductors and insulators! You are officially an electrician, keep working hard!