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It's an awe-inspiring display of nature: A storm cloud builds, dark and ominous, then releases energy in fiery bolts of lightning and raucous ...

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Benchmarks for Science Literacy
NSTA National Science Education Standards


NOVA: "Lightning!"


Adapted from NOVA: "Lightning!". Footage and photograph courtesy of the Boston Public Library and Gene Rhoden.

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