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75 resources with the concept lightning

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Weather Patterns II

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather instructional activity, students use the diagram shown to explain what kinds of clouds form along the different types of air fronts. Then they describe what happens to the temperature when a particular front passes...
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Storm Protection

For Students 5th - 8th
In this weather learning exercise, students read an excerpt about how to protect yourself, others, and property from various types of storms. There are five short answer questions related to the excerpt that students respond to.
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Web Research On Electricity

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate the concept of electricity. They conduct the research using the internet and other resources if deemed necessary. Students create a question that is specifically related to the research to ignite higher order...
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Lightning Strikes

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students review cloud formation and what they know thunder and lightning storms. Students work in groups to perform a series of demonstrations that show how an accumulation of electrical charges inside a cloud causes a lightning strike.
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Stormy Weather

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the causes and effects of lightning. They watch a video clip of a lightning storm, observe various demonstrations involving static electricity, experiment with balloons and static electricity, and complete a...
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Thunderstorms

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the attraction between two different charges to investigate lightning in a thunderstorm. They complete an experiment and a worksheet.
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How is Lightning Formed

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Young scholars research lightning paying particular attention to how it is formed, where it is most likely to occur, and how most people struck by lightning survive.
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Thunderstorms

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the attraction between two different charges to explain the concept of lightning in a thunderstorm.
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Static Electricity 4: Static Electricity and Lightning

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explain concepts related to static electricity, based on a single example: lightning.
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Lightning

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students uncover the science behind lightning and thunder.Theyexamine electrical attraction between like and unlike charges, and the force that creates lightning, is first explained using static electricity.
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Focusing Event to Electricity

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explain how electrical charges behave. In this electricity lesson, students determine how far away lightning is when it strikes. They research how fabric softener reduces static electricity and share their findings in class.
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How do Charged Objects React to Each Other?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders experiment with balloon, string, and a piece of wool to create static electricity.  In this positive and negative charges lesson, 4th graders explore any attractions, repelling or static electricity connections that they...
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Bill Nye Storms Video

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Bill Nye Storms Video worksheet, students, after viewing the video, answer questions about storms, plus write 10 facts from the "Bio Blitz Video".
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Severe Weather

For Students 5th - 8th
In this severe weather worksheet, students will answer questions about heat transfer in the atmosphere, air masses, and atmospheric pressure. Then students will explore hurricanes and thunderstorms. This worksheet has 6 fill in the...
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Storms - What am I?

For Students 4th - 7th
In this earth science instructional activity, students use the clues to determine each of the stormy words in the puzzle. There are nine clues listed on the sheet.
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Watch the Sky

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students describe the atmosphere, weather conditions, and climates. They describe seasonal changes in weather, the composition and characteristics of the atmosphere. Students describe patterns of changing weather and how they are...
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Lightning

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders will identify the characteristics that define lightning and the different kinds of lightning. They learn to identify geographic causes for the formation of extreme lightning.
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Lightning Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover basic facts about lightning using the Internet. They identify safety tips and procedures and use what they have learned in class. They demonstrate what they have learned by completing the worksheet about lightning.
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On Philadelphia

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study about lightning by making a lightning bolt. They explore Ben Franklin's purpose for the lightning rod and see how it works through an experiment. They discuss the reason for the rubber gloves in the experiment again and...
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The Weather

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate how weather conditions and phenomena occur and how they can be predicted. They complete an internet search. Students create a weather fact sheet over a selected weather phenomenon.
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Introduction to Weather

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the concepts of weather. They investigate lightening formation, construct weather maps and evaluate weather monitoring equipment. Students examine careers related to meteorology.
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Careers and Weather

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore how weather affects a variety of jobs. Through a series of activity sheets, they determine what occupations create more or less activity because of weather conditions.
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LIGHTNING MYTHS AND FACTS

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students compose lightning safety rules and explore facts and fiction about lightning. They examine the cause of lightning when a channel nears an object on the ground, a powerful surge of electricity from the ground moves upward to the...
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Lightning It's Shocking, It's Frightening, It's Lightning!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders decide what they want to explore lightning, how to go about finding the answers, and deciding what skills they need to further study some of their questions.