The metals that conduct electricity the best are silver, copper and aluminum. Both copper and aluminum are used extensively in electrical wiring. Silver, though it conducts electricity better than either of the other two... More »

While some metals are better than others, all metals conduct electricity and heat relatively well. The best metals in terms of conductance are silver, copper and gold while the worst metals are stainless steel, lead and ... More »

Carbon is the only nonmetal outside of the metalloid group that conducts electricity. Metalloids are a group of related nonmetal elements with some metal traits, including the ability to conduct electricity. Other nonmet... More »

In general, metals like copper and aluminum are the best conductors of electricity. Good conductors are able to allow electrons to easily flow through. More »

Although metals are supposed to be good conductors of electricity and heat, metals like mercury, lead, alloys of iron and chromium, titanium and stainless steel are poor conductors when compared to silver, copper and gol... More »

According to the California Science Center, lemon juice can both conduct and produce electricity. Lemon juice contains citric acid, which is a strong electrolyte. The electrolytes in lemon produce electricity by allowing... More »

Ionic compounds conduct electricity when they are dissociated into positive and negative ions that are free to move. The larger the number of mobile positive and negative ions, the more conductive the ionic material beco... More » Science Physics Electricity