Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how



Lightning Rod a metal pole with a wire attached to it that runs to the ground
What is the purpose of a lightning rod? allows electrons that build up on a building to spread out into the air
Insulated grounding wire electrons flow through the wire and into the ground rod.
Ground rod electrons from the lighting rod, goes through the insulated grounding wire and exits safely out the ground rod into the ground
What is Lightning? ~Negative charge that builds up at the bottom of a cloud during a storm (not completely understood) ~Repels the negative charges on the earth
First part of lightning Molecules in the air split apart
Second part of lightning Sparks from the splitting molecules
Third part of lightning electrons travels to the ground (all molecules break apart and collide with one another and cause the thunder sound)
Is the lightning rod a conductor or insulator? conductor
Created by: NCCgradenines