Solar Eclipse – level 2
On Monday, people in South America watch the total eclipse of the sun. It was the only total eclipse in 2020, so it was a very special event for many people.
As it was summer in South America, the sun was high in the sky, and it was easy to watch the eclipse. The weather forecast was not very good, but in the end, the sky cleared, and people enjoyed the total eclipse which lasted two minutes.
A total eclipse of the sun happens when the moon gets between the earth and the sun. The moon shades the sun and it gets dark. The moon needs to be the right distance from the earth to block the sun completely.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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