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Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that an electric current can produce a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can produce an electric current.

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  3. Climate

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    A nine-year survey reveals where and when the most energetic lightning strikes — and it’s not what scientists expected.

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  4. Physics

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  5. Climate

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    Radio waves from a faraway exoplanet could signal intense lightning storms there.

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  6. Animals

    The shocking electric eel!

    Electric eels are fascinating animals. Their powerful zaps can act like a radar system, trick fish into revealing their location and then freeze their prey’s movements.

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  7. Physics

    Boom! Sounding out the enemy

    Armistice Day marked the end of the Great War. But what arguably won the war was acoustics — the science of sound. It allowed Allied troops to home in on and rout the enemy.

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  8. Computing

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  9. Physics

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