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Thunderstorms

BAAROOOM — it’s a thunderstorm! In this electrifying movie, Tim and Moby show you all you need to know about these powerful weather events. What makes a regular cloud into a storm cloud? Where does lightning come from? Why does lightning sometimes strike the ground? You’ll get the answers to these questions and more! Ever wonder why lightning is jagged instead of straight? Tim will illuminate you. You’ll understand where thunder comes from, and what its connection to lightning is. And because they think you’re cool, Tim and Moby will give you some important tips for keeping safe in a storm. Don’t get caught out in the rain — learn your thunderstorms!

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