Static electricity

Lightning by -Qualsiasi on flickr

Start by watching this brainpop video.   And here is our old friend Bill Nye‘s explanation.

Here are a couple more links to some useful information:- this one from enchanted learning and this one from science made simple.  

Now can you explain how lightning happens?

Another useful bit of information.  And download this animation to help you as well.

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