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Understanding Lightning and Thunder

Daniel Redd


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  •  Awakening the monster 
  •  Dr. Frankenstein starts his lesson, explaining what causes thunderstorms 
  •  An experiment demonstrating the law of electrical charges 
  •  What causes lightning 
  •  An experiment demonstrating lightning’s character 
  •  What makes thunder 
  •  How to measure the distance of lightning 
  •  Frankenstein goes over lightning safety rules 
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In this educational film “Understanding Lightning and Thunder,” Dr. Frankenstein explains to Igor and the monster, Frank, the science behind thunderstorms, from why it rains to what causes lightning and thunder. After giving his lesson, Frankenstein goes over lightning safety rules. Bert Rodriguez’s Dallas-based production company, Visual Presentations, produced the film. Rodriguez was also the producer of the Clio-Award-winning Old Home Bread commercials that introduced the world to C. W. McCall.