The most lightning-struck place on Earth

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Link to Resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doy2BsHc-44&t=35s
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Format:video
Organization:TED-Ed
Publication Date:2016
Summary:Lake Maracaibo is the stormiest place on the planet. Thunderstorms rage above this massive body of water for up to 200 days of the year, with each ear-splitting event lasting for several hours. But why? Graeme Anderson lists the factors that create Lake Maracaibo's seemingly everlasting storms.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3; Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.D; ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:3-ESS2-1; 3-ESS3-1; HS-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-4; K-ESS2-1; K-ESS3-2; MS-ESS2-5; MS-ESS2-6; MS-ESS3-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering); Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence; Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns; Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; atmosphere; atmospheric science; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; meteorology; middle school; severe weather; video; weather; weather hazards
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