Color Your World

Online coloring
Color the picture by clicking on a color swatch at the bottom of the image then click on the image where you want to apply that color. Color off-line by downloading and printing the pdf version.

How far away was that lightning strike? Count the number of seconds between the flash and the first sound of thunder. It takes sound fives seconds to travel one mile. So a 15-second gap between a "flash" and "bang" means the lightning bolt was only three miles away. That is dangerously close.

Learn more about lightning and lightning safety in JetStream - An Online School for Weather.

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