Accessible facts about lightning science are presented in this volume in a straightforward narrative and dramatic photographs. Basic information about lightning, thunder, and thunderstorms is presented clearly, with respect for dangerous phenomena. Readers understand how lightning happens, how it develops, and what its effects are. Sidebars pose thoughtful questions and statements for stimulating discussion and finding answers. This easy-to-follow discussion of the science of lightning supports Common Core Science Standards, the importance of recording observations, and connecting abstract knowledge to practical actions.
Series: Nature's Mysteries II
Interest Level: Grades 1-5
Guided Reading Level: K
Lexile Level: 890
ISBN: 9781508106630 (Print) 9781508106456 (E-book)