Talk in class turned to Ben Franklin’s kite experiment. “Don’t try this at home,” I said.
Do students ever listen?
Here’s an amateur video showing why standing under a tree in a lightning storm could be a bad idea. Can students extrapolate this to flying a kite in a storm?
Surely there is better video of such events somewhere . . . can you tell us where?
Found it at Wimp.com, with a tip of the old scrub brush to Thom Holland, Scouter with the 626 units at Penasquitos Lutheran Church, San Diego, California.