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.
Discover what static electricity is and how it can and cannot be used.
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!