Franklin and the lightning
can a key be charged by electricity
Philadelphia 1752,Benjamin Franklin tried a experiment with a kite to see and prove that there is electricity in lightning.He tried to draw a spark on a windy day.In his lab,he was able to create a spark with a Ledyen Jar.He wounder if he could take this idea outside. so he tried it,though he and his son took cover in a shack.On a windy day he was able to get a spark that went from the medial key and jumped to his knuckles. He had proven that there was electricity in the sky''wait until the next thunderstorm and you'll see",Franklin said.Franklin got a shock from his wrist just like he did in his lab experiment.He was successful and found electricity in the clouds.