Articles | Volume 19
Adv. Sci. Res., 19, 137–144, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-19-137-2022
Adv. Sci. Res., 19, 137–144, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-19-137-2022
 
26 Oct 2022
26 Oct 2022

How to teach lightning activities to spark students' curiosity?

Ildikó Takátsné Lucz and Péter Tasnádi

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Nowadays, thunderstorms and lightning strikes have also come to the forefront of public interest as they cause significant damage, injuries, and forest fires. Due to the lack of knowledge in the public consciousness, many myths have developed around them. Our research aims to determine what can be taught in high schools about lightning strikes, the reduction of their damages, and lightning protection. We created some teaching resources and would like to share our teaching experiences.