Lightning: Sheets, Streaks, Beads, and Balls

Lightning: Sheets, Streaks, Beads, and Balls

by Suzanne Harper
     
 
Although lightning has intrigued humans for centuries, it was not until Benjamin Franklin's famous kite experiment that scientists began to understand the causes of lightning and the relationship between thunder and lightning. This book describes how thunderclouds and lightning form and explains why lightning sometimes resembles streaks or sheets, beads or balls,

Overview

Although lightning has intrigued humans for centuries, it was not until Benjamin Franklin's famous kite experiment that scientists began to understand the causes of lightning and the relationship between thunder and lightning. This book describes how thunderclouds and lightning form and explains why lightning sometimes resembles streaks or sheets, beads or balls, forks or ribbons. Readers will also learn how to stay safe during a thunderstorm and how to safely take photos of lightning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531202906
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
First Books Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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