What Causes Lightning?
As clouds get bigger with the continuous rising of air, they interact with particles of ice and dirt to create a buildup of static electricity. Learn about the interaction of electrical charges in a cloud with charges on the ground with help from a...
Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge during an electrical storm ....
Lightning strike caused by the connection of two leaders, positive shown in blue
Lightning! Zap! You just touched a metal doorknob after shuffling your rubber-
soled feet across the carpet. Yipes! You've been struck by lightning! Well, not
Have you ever got a static electricity shock? Or seen sparks when you take off
your jumper? When lightning is made the same thing happens, but on a much ...
Jul 9, 2015 ... Thunder and lightning. When it comes to the forces of nature, few other things
have inspired as much fear, reverence, or fascination – not to ...
Nov 26, 2010 ... Brief, simplified description of the processes that cause lightning.
Has safe experiments to learn about lightning, what causes lightning, and how it's
related to static electricity.
How many times does lightning strike the Earth each day? ... The flickering you
see with certain bolts of lightning is caused by three or four strikes in the same ...
Thunderstorms always have lightning (thunder is caused by lightning, and you
can't have a thunderstorm without thunder), but you can have lightning without a
Lightning is caused by an electrical discharge of electrons moving very quickly
from one place to another. These electrons move so quickly that they superheat ...