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What is electricity?
Electricity is a secondary energy.
This means that it is made from other energies, such as coal, water or wind.
Static electricity is electricity that doesn’t move. A bolt of lightning is caused by static electricity.
Have you ever noticed sparks in your bed at night if you’re wearing fleece pajamas? As you move, static electricity builds up between the sheets and your pajamas.
Current electricity is electricity that flows. This is the type of electricity that you have in your house.
Benjamin Franklin showed us that lightning is a form of STATIC energy.