Electricity travels at the speed of light –
more than 300,000 kilometres per second!
Electric potential energy is measured in

A spark of static electricity can measure up
to three thousand (3,000) volts.

A bolt of lightning can measure up to three
million (3,000,000) volts and it lasts less
than one second.

Lightning is a discharge of electricity in
the atmosphere. Lightning bolts can travel
at around 210,000 kph, and reach nearly
30,000 °C in temperature.

Electricity always tries to find the easiest path to the ground.

When energy is flowing, that is called a