Blood Moon 2018 – level 1

31-07-2018 07:00

Last Friday, something special happens. The Moon turns red. People call it ‘the Blood Moon’.

The Blood Moon happens only when the Sun, Earth and Moon are in a line. The Sun lights the Earth from one side. The Moon is in Earth’s shadow. However, you can see the Moon. Some light gets onto it. It is indirect light from the Sun. It is red light. The red light can go around Earth because of its atmosphere.

Difficult words: blood (the red liquid inside your body), indirect (when something goes a longer and less straight way), atmosphere (the gases around Earth).

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