Insulator

Bad conductor

Substances which do not allow electricity to pass through them are called insulators.

Substances which allow very less electricity to pass through them are called bad conductors.

They do not allow electricity to pass through them.

They allow electricity to pass through them.

For example, plastic.

For example, mica.

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 14 Class 8 - Chemical Effects Of Electric Current

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.