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Thunderstorms arise when the ground is warm; they grow by convection, produce lightning and thunder, and may appear in a squall line.

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    Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms

    by CK-12 //at grade
    How thunderstorms form and their effects.
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    Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms

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    How thunderstorms form and their effects.
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    Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms

    by Doug Davidson //at grade
    How thunderstorms form and their effects.
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    Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms

    by Don Rahn //basic
    How thunderstorms form and their effects.
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    Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms

    by jaya kumar //at grade
    How thunderstorms form and their effects.
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    WK 12: Thunderstorms

    WK 12: Thunderstorms

    by Mari Hobkirk //basic
    How thunderstorms form and their effects.
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    Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms

    by Joe Caffrey //at grade
    How thunderstorms form and their effects.
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    How Thunderstorms Form

    How Thunderstorms Form

    by CK-12 //basic
    Learn about how and why thunderstorms and lightning form.
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    Thunderstorms Practice
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    Thunderstorms Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Thunderstorms Quiz - MS ES

    Thunderstorms Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews the formation and effects of thunderstorms.
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    Thunderstorms Quiz

    Thunderstorms Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Quiz on Thunderstorms
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  • Critical Thinking
    Thunderstorms Discussion Questions

    Thunderstorms Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Thunderstorms.
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  • Real World Application
    How to Survive a Lightning Strike

    How to Survive a Lightning Strike

    by CK-12 //basic
    If lightning is in the area, avoid it. If you can't get away, there are ways to protect yourself.
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  • Real World Application
    Sprites, Jets and ELVES

    Sprites, Jets and ELVES

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discover the flashes of light and anti-matter that happen above thunderstorms and are best studied from the International Space Station.
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  • Real World Application
    La Nada

    La Nada

    by CK-12 //at grade
    When conditions in the Pacific Ocean are ENSO-neutral, the jet stream is not constrained and strange weather ensues. Bare ground in the Western mountains and blizzards in the South are possible.
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  • Real World Application
    Mystery Lightning

    Mystery Lightning

    by Margot Geisler //at grade
    Students will learn about current scientific research connecting Terrestrial Gamma Rays with lightning, explore the two ways that scientists are collecting this data,participate in a weather prediction simulation, and analyze the stage of the scientific method that this research is currently in.
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    Mystery Lightning

    Mystery Lightning

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will learn about current scientific research connecting Terrestrial Gamma Rays with lightning, explore the two ways that scientists are collecting this data,participate in a weather prediction simulation, and analyze the stage of the scientific method that this research is currently in.
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    Over in Seconds

    Over in Seconds

    by CK-12 //basic
    Learn about those most fearsome of storms, tornadoes.
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  • Study Guide
    Severe Weather Study Guide

    Severe Weather Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide summarizes the key points of Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Mid-Latitude Cyclones, Hurricanes, Blizzards, and Heat Waves and Droughts. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
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    Thunderstorms Flashcards

    Thunderstorms Flashcards

    by CK-12 //at grade
    These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Thunderstorms.
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