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UWM's Science Bag Program, "Lightening & Electricity: Shocking Truths"

Are you ready for a shock? This program is charged up with facts about one of nature’s most dazzling displays of power. Sparks will be flying as you learn about the principles of static electricity. Become acquainted with Volta, Ampere, and Ohm—three scientists whose names are immortalized in one law of physics. Then audience volunteers will demonstrate how electrons cooperate in building the world’s most incredible ladder, resulting in a single flash of lightning. Look out, as heat and the sound of thunder follow! For more information, visit