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75 resources with the concept lightning

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Weather

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a comprehensive and colorful collection of slides to introduce 4th - 8th graders to all things weather-related. The factors that contribute to weather are defined, types of clouds and the related conditions are explained, air...
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Thunderstorms and Lightning

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, investigate and demonstrate the science behind the development of lightning and thunderstorms.
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Lightning Safety

For Teachers 4th
While a comprehensive and interesting instructional activity on lightning, the focus could be changed to make it more applicable to classroom curriculum. Learners conduct research on lightning, create a PowerPoint, and share their...
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Lightning & Rain at 2000 FPS

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Slow motion flashes of lightning illuminate the sky in this video. Use in an earth science class when reviewing storms and weather or even in a physics class.
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Electricity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the different professions that are related to electricity.  In this professions lesson students write a story about performing one of these jobs and share it with the class.
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Stormy Weather

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct experiments. In this weather lesson, students review what they know about weather elements such as cloud formation and storms. Students conduct demonstrations and learn how lightning strikes.
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Lightning!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use aluminum, a thumbtack, an eraser, and more to create static electricity. In this static electricity lesson plan, students use this experiment to simulate lightning.
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How Thunderstorms Develop

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this reading comprehension activity about thunderstorms, students read illustrated factual sentences and fill in the blanks and write short comprehensive answers about lightning and thunder. 
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What is Lightning?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students experiment with electricity to understand lightning. In this lightning lesson, students show how static electricity causes lightning. Students discuss questions about their experiment and gather important facts. Students...
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Create Your Own Lightning

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct an experiment. In this lightning lesson, students use a blanket and a dark room to simulate lightning.
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Understanding Thunderstorms

For Students 7th - 10th
In this thunderstorm worksheet, students read about thunder and lightning and the forces behind both. They also read about the timing difference between thunder and lightning. Students answer three critical thinking questions about...
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Static Electricity and Lightning

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study concepts related to static electricity, based on a single example: lightning. They explain how static electricity, lightning, and sparks are all related phenomena. They draw a diagram illustrating the negative and positive...
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Striking: Accuracy and Power

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars gain an understanding of the concept of accuracy and power as it relates to the length of striking implements used.
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Bolts Out of the Blue

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research different types of lightning patterns and compare their origins to an experiment on static electricity. They research different types of lightning, and explain how different light patterns result from those charges.
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Lightning in a Jar

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create lightning with two common objects and observe the colorful "discharge" of electrons on a smaller scale. By exploring the phenomena of static electricity, students relate their knowledge to the real-life weather phenomena...
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Lightning

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study lightening and the history behind how it was used for electricity.  In this electricity lesson students complete several experiments on the invention of the lightning rod.
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Dangerous Atmosphere

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss dangerous weather. In this science lesson, students decide on which state they want to research and check the Internet for the dangerous weather in that state. Students determine which weather hazard was the most...
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Learning About Thunderstorms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write about thunderstorms. In this thunderstorm lesson plan, students pick an aspect of thunderstorms to research such as lightning, thunder, hail, or rain.  They write a summary about this topic. 
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Lightning: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the word "lightning," write the word independently, and color the picture of lightning.
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Making Lightening: In Your Mouth

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students look at a lightening demonstration. In this lightening lesson plan, students bite into a wintergreen candy while looking in the mirror in a dark room. They see sparks in their mouths if they perform the task correctly.
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Lightning and Thunder

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct an experiment. In this lightning and thunder lesson, students learn how to figure out how far away a thunderstorm is.
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Lightning

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners investigate lightning. In this lightning lesson, students demonstrate how static electricity is in the air by observing how a balloon reacts to a charge.
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Help the Lightning Find the Umbrella Maze

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
In this early childhood lightning maze instructional activity, students practice their problem solving skills as they make their way to the umbrella.
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Static Electricity

For Students 6th - 8th
In this lightning instructional activity, students will read information about the different types of lightening and how they are formed. Then students will complete 2 short answer questions.