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Les éclairs

Les éclairs

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Dans la collection Une minute de science svp!, la minute Les Éclairs explique à l'aide d'archives, d'animation et d'une narration amusante le phénomène suivant : qu'est-ce qui provoque la décharge électrique que nous font voir les éclairs?

  • script
    Sylvain Charbonneau
  • direction
    Sylvain Charbonneau
  • music
    Denis Larochelle
  • None
    Denis Larochelle
    Pierre Plouffe
    Marc Bertrand
  • editing
    José Heppell
  • technical coordination
    Andrée Delagrave
  • narration
    Daniel Picard
  • art direction
    Pierre Grenier
  • animation
    Pierre Grenier
  • digital imaging
    René Fontaine
  • scientific consultant
    Stéphane Durand


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Ages 10 to 11

Science - Earth Science and Geology
Science - Environmental Science

Teacher asks students to: - illustrate the different types of clouds; pay particular attention to the cumulonimbus cloud, the source of electrical storms; - make a poster about safety rules to follow in case of lightning; - generate static electricity by rubbing balloons in their hair and experiment with attracting small objects; - estimate the time between a lightning flash and the corresponding thunderclap to judge how far away an electrical storm is.

Les éclairs
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