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An Icy Sight

Did aliens create this beauty?

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.

  • frigid – very cold
  • disc – a flat, thin, round object
  • the far side of the moon – the side of the moon away from the earth
  • to spin – to turn around in circles
  • rotation – the act or process of moving or turning around a central point
  • unheard-of – very unusual, not heard of before


First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

1. When was the ice disc first spotted?
2. How cold is it in Westbrook, Maine?
3. How wide is the ice disc?
4. Is this the first time people have seen such an ice disc?
5. Is the ice disc still spinning?

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