Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 22 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension) - Page 425-426: 19


During thunderstorms, the negatively charged bottoms of clouds induce a positive charge on the ground surface below. This is known as charging by induction.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 414-415, and shown in Figure 22.9.
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