A: With a lightning rod.
Q: Why did Benjamin Franklin fly a kite in 1752?
A: The idea that lightning was a giant electric spark had him all charged up.
Q: How did scientists react to Ben Franklin’s discovery?
A: They were shocked.
Q: How is lightning different from the electricity in your home?
A: It’s free.
Q: Where do magnets play baseball?
A: In a magnetic field.
Looking for more super silly jokes? Check out Shocking Jokes about Electricity and Magnetism.
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