Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Lightning and Static Electricity

35,076 views

Published on

The relationship between Lightning and Static Electricity.

Published in: Technology, Business

Lightning and Static Electricity

  1. 1. How Lightning and Static Electricity are Related By Drew Collins
  2. 2. Lightning <ul><li>Lightning is a form of static electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Lightning can be as hot as 30,000° C </li></ul><ul><li>A path from the cloud is made by electrons and a path is made from the ground by protons. When they meet ZAP!!! </li></ul>
  3. 3. STATIC ELECTRICITY <ul><li>There are electrons (negatively charged particles) and protons (positively charged particles). </li></ul><ul><li>When an object rubs against another object the electrons move between them. </li></ul><ul><li>Electrons move from negatively charged objects to positively charged ones. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Relation Between Lightning and Static Electricity <ul><li>Lightning is just a bigger form of static electricity. </li></ul><ul><li>Particles in the cloud rub together to produce static electricity. </li></ul><ul><li>Lightning occurs when electrons are attracted to protons on the ground or in other clouds. </li></ul>Static Electricity Lightning
  5. 5. Bibliography <ul><li>Weather Eye - http:// weathereye.kgan.com </li></ul><ul><li>eNotes - http://www.enotes.com </li></ul>

×