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Age Range: 7-11
Duration: 30-59 mins | 60 or more mins
  • D & T
  • Science
  • Maths

Make electric dough

Learn about conductors and insulators in this fun science activity for kids

In this fun science activity for kids, students will make dough that can insulate or conduct electricity. Make colourful dough with salt and another with sugar to find out which one will work! Through this process they will learn about conductors and insulators. Students will also learn about ionic bonding.

This is a free resource that encourages learners to have fun with science. An activity sheet is available to download below.

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