Lightning Strikes!

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General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, LCD Projector, Speakers/Headphones
Instructional Time: 2 Hour(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: lightning, thunder, informational text, text complexity, lightning safety, static electricity, electrical discharge, electrical forces
Resource Collection: STEM Reading Resources

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