Meteor Showers


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. Meteor showers occur when the Earth's orbit intersects with the orbit of a comet.

  2. Every year, the Earth crosses these trails of debris known as the Perseid.

  3. These celestial light shows are often named after the constellation they appear to originate.

  4. The streaks of light created in the sky are popularly known as the Geminids.

  5. About 30 meteor showers can be seen from Earth through the course of a year.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Are you fascinated by celestial bodies? Why?Why not?

  2. Do you take time to look at the sky at night? If you do, how do feel about gazing at the universe?


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