January 20th Blood MoonThursday, January 17, 2019 at 7:37 pm
Kimberly PerryThink about and answer - Why can a total lunar eclipse only occur during a full moon?
Overnight from Sunday, Jan. 20 into Monday, Jan. 21, stargazers will be treated to what promises to be a spectacular total lunar eclipse. Also being referred to as the “Super Blood Moon” – “super” because the Moon will be at perigee and appear larger than normal, and “blood" because of its reddish-orange color during totality – the eclipse will be seen in its entirety in North and South America, Europe, and western Africa.
First Explorers to Cross AntarticaTuesday, January 8, 2019 at 4:53 am
Kimberly PerryRead the article and answer the question - Use text evidence to tell why this achievement was remarkable.
A thrilling polar competition between two adventurers to cross Antarctica solo, unsupported, and unassisted had a happy ending with both explorers achieving the unprecedented feat back-to-back. American professional endurance athlete Colin O’Brady and British Army Captain Louis Rudd set off November 3, 2018, a mile apart, from the Atlantic coast with the aim to become the first person to ski across the remote, inhospitable continent alone.