News Exercise #200


1. What was special about Casper?
2. Complete this statement from 1:01.
A few moments ago the __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __. People __ __ and __ and __. (The) temperature __ __ __ __, and even the __ __ __ __; you __ __ __ __ __”.
3. At 1:49 what was the man’s opinion of this trip he had made?
4. What did the scientist say was one example of how the eclipse data would be researched?

Answers:
1. What was special about Casper?
It was identified by astronomers as the best place to witness the totality.
2. Complete this statement from 1:01.
A few moments ago the moon shadow raced down this valley and plunged us into darkness. People started cheering and whooping and hugging. (The) temperature dropped by several degrees, and even the night sky came out; you could see stars and planets”.
3. At 1:49 what was the man’s opinion of this trip he had made?
He said that it had been surreal, and that it had been totally worth all the effort to get there.
4. What did the scientist say was one example of how the eclipse data would be researched?
He said it would help them to understand how clouds effect the heating and cooling of the atmosphere.

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