A conductor is a substance in which electrons can move freely from one atom to another.

An insulator is a substance in which electrons cannot move from one atom to another.

Common Conductors and Insulators

Good ConductorsFair ConductorsGood Insulators (Non-conductors)
SilverCarbonOil
CopperHuman bodyFur
GoldMoist human skinSilk
AluminumAcid solutionsWool
MagnesiumSalt waterRubber
TungstenEarthPorcelain, glass
NickelWater vapour (in air)Plastic
MercuryWood
PlatinumPaper
ironWax
ebonite

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