Franklin's shocking world

By Johnny B.

Franklin's Experiment

Back in his lab, PHILADELPHIA, 1752, the respected scientist Benjamin Franklin, had discovered static electricity and ''spark'' looked like lightning. He wanted to prove that lightning had static electricity and that he could bring it down to earth. His materials were a kite, key and lightning. The key got struck ed and Franklin touched a little spark of lightning. He had proven that lightning had static electricity and he bran it to earth. His experiment was right.
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