The topic of this web page is lightning (an electrostatic discharge that occurs naturally) and contains 22 lightning facts for kids. In addition to facts about lightning, we provide you with some amazing pictures of lightning and alternate resources with information on lightning. Our lightning facts will help you learn about them, what causes lightning, when lightning is likely to occur, why lightning is dangerous and several other lightning facts.
Our facts about lightning and other lightning related data should help you understand the fundamentals of this naturally occurring electrical event. Start your research on lightning by scrolling down and reading our 00 lightning facts. Following those facts are pictures of lightning and additional resources. We’re always looking to expand the below educational content on lightning, if you have anything you can share or find inaccurate information, please contact us.
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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the below images will be helpful for your research on lightning. Below are three pictures of the different types of lightning in clouds. These pictures should help you identify the different types of lightning.
A picture of cloud to ground lightning (CG).
A picture of cloud to cloud lightning (CC).
A picture of intracloud lightning (IC).
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