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This site from the National Severe Storms Laboratory provides answers to a variety of questions related to lightning and its behavior. Topics such as what causes lightning and thunder, why there is not very much lightning in the winter, and how lightning can be detected are all addressed. Also included are descriptions of the six levels of safety and guidelines to stay safe when lightning is around.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Electrostatics,thunder,Meteorology,Undergraduate (Lower Division),High School,lightning,Other Sciences,static electricity,safety,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061121131656537T,severe weather,Electricity & Magnetism,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,General,Physics,Geoscience

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    English

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