Science & Folktales of Thunder & Lightening

Science & Folktales of Thunder & Lightening

Western MA has had a fairly substantial helping of thunder this summer. They are intimidating and magnificently unpredictable, carrying with them all manner of science and folktales. They inspire great curiosity in children and by reading on you’ll discover a great way to meet this curiosity in your kids through different types of science learning portals. Read more in our post, Summer Thunderstorms Inspire Folktales and Science Learning.

Learn about the physics of lightening in this SciShow video, Sprites, Jets, and Glowing Balls: The Science of Lightning:

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