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 that occurs during an electrical
storm. ... Lightning causes light in the form of plasma, and sound in the form of ...
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 ...
Mar 1, 2016 ... The results could help scientists better understand how a cloud can generate a
current that is powerful enough to cause lightning. Currently, the ...
Has safe experiments to learn about lightning, what causes lightning, and how it's
related to static electricity.
A flash of lightning happens when a charge becomes so strong that the air can't
stop it from jumping from the cloud to the ground, which has a positive charge.
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 ...
Nov 26, 2010 ... Brief, simplified description of the processes that cause lightning.
TOP: Lightning strikes near a rainbow over Lake Mead National Recreation Area
July 1, 2015 in Lake Mead, Nevada. The storm brought very little rain to the ...