Can you tell me what lightning is?

Can you tell me what lightning is?

Author: Michele Hanzel

We can learn a ton about lightning using all of the videos and great readings provided here! Do you know how lightning is made? Do you know how to tell if it is close? Do you know the dangers? Let's find out!



Science Content Standards for California

Physical Science 4th Grade 1. g.students know electrical energy can be converted to heat, light, and motion.

California Common Core Standards

.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

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Bill Nye the Science Guy

Watch this video with Bill Nye as he describes how lightning works.

Source: Bill Nye The Science Guy on Static Electricity (Full Clip). (n.d.). Retrieved October 3, 2015.

Let's read about lightning!

This website shows us a lot of information for the lightning. Read the information about lightning on this website and get ready to answer questions.

Source: Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids. (n.d.). Retrieved October 3, 2015.

Lightning Video

Lightning strikes around the world. This You Tube will give us some great examples.

Source: Close Up Lightning Strike Compilation! (n.d.). Retrieved October 3, 2015.

Utell Story

Click this link to watch a little story about lightning!


Source: Utell Story

Lightning Powerpoint

This power point is full of great pictures and information for your brains!

Source: Michele Hanzel