What static electricity and static discharge are, and how lightning occurs.
Watch a lightning strike in slow motion, and compare it to the strike in real time at the end.
Reviews what static electricity and static discharge are and how lightning occurs.
A collection of resources, including simulations and video, for learning about electric forces and electric fields.
Explains how lightning acts as a natural capacitor.
Watch a a vinyl record get charged by rubbing it with a wool scarf. The record is then used to demonstrate static electricity in action: breakfast cereal is lifted off the table!