WONDER #2299: What Happens When Lightning Strikes Sand?
Question 1 of 3
To turn sand into glass, lightning needs to be at least how many degrees Fahrenheit?
Question 2 of 3
The word “fulgurite” is based upon the Latin word for what?
Question 3 of 3
Fulgurites are sometimes known by what nickname?
- sand dollars
- petrified lightning
- soda straws
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