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The Glimmer Twins By: José María Vásconez

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Table of Contents : 1.The First Commercial Flight Powered By Biofuel 2.More Secrets Revealed 3.Trouble in Egypt 4.To the Moon! 5.Solar Storm Hits Earth

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The First Commercial Flight Powered By Biofuel

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3 Dolosia, Meera. “ The First Commercial Flight Powere By Biofuel.” Dogo News, Dogo Media, Inc., 24 February 2008. Web. 22 July 2013.

Summary : This article talks about a Boeing 747 from Virgin Airlines, which was the first commercial airplane to use biofuel. It used a blend of 20% coconut and babasú oil with 80% of regular airplane fuel. Scientist’s concerns are the clearing of forrests to grow extra crops and the food price increasment becuase of the oil competition against food. Vocabulary: Hurdle: it is an obstacle or a problema to solve. Manufacture: It is the making of goods and wares manually or with machines on large scale. Questions: 1. What was the most interesting thing you lerned from Redding this article, and why? The most interesting thing I learned from this article was that there are alternative ways of making Jetfuel. I thought that the only way of making Jetfuel was with oil. Additionally I learned that the alternatives avaiable for producing airplane fuel could have differenteffects on the World. 2. What cuased the event, and / or what are the effects of this event? This event was caused by carbon dioxide emissions made by airplanes , therefore Airlines are trying to use alternative and more friendly fuel for the enviorment to reduce the carbón dioxide emissions.

2.More Secrets Revealed


4 Works Cited: Joyce, Jaime. “ More Secrets Revealed.” Time For Kids, Time Inc., 29 November 2010. Web. 23 July 2013. Summary: This article is about United States State Department’s documents that were posted by Wikileaks, theese documents reveal secret information. This secret information was posted in magazines and newspapers around the World. The United States Goverment fears that this could affect the relationship with South America and The United States Could take legal actions against Wikileaks. Vocabulary: Leak: is an unathorized publication of sensitive information to the public. Glimpse: a very brief view. Questions: 1. Who was involved? What was their role? (Who or what is the article about, and what is it that he/she/it did that is news worthy). Explain. In this article, The United States and Wikileaks were involved. The United States role was to protect their secret files and Wikileaks role was to post those documents to the public. 2. What was the most interesting thing that you learned from reading this article, and why? The most interesting thing that I learned from reading this article was that U.S secret information was posted in newspapers and magazines around the world. This is because more people know secret information from The United States.

3.Trouble in Egypt


5 Works Cited: Abrams, Abby. “Trouble in Egypt.” Time For Kids, Time Inc., 8 July 2013. Web. 24 July 2013 Summary: This artcle is about the conflict that have being occuring in Egypt. People are protesting for the resignation of the president Mohamed Morsi,which was taken off the power by militars. The judge Mansour and the egyptian military have promised new elections. Morsi was supported by the US and its allies becuase he was the first freely elected president in his country. Vocabulary: Regardless: to have or show no regard. Rallies: to gather and organize to appear into order again. Questions: 1. If applicable: What caused this event, and/or what are the effects of this event? This event was caused by the people’s dissatisfaction of the people with the president Mohamed Morsi. The effects of these events were the death and injuries in many people of Egypt’s population. 2.Can you connect this event to something similar that has happened around you? I could connect this event with something similar that happened in Ecuador around eight years ago. People were mad with the president Lucio Gutiérrez because he wanted to bring Abdala Bucaran back to Ecuador. Therefore, people began to protest and Gutiérrez Leith the power.

4.To the Moon!


6 Works Cited: Chan, Justin. “ To the Moon! .� Time For Kids, Time Inc., 24 July 2013. Web. 26 July 2013.

Summary: This article is about two congresswomen that are trying to make a nacional park in the moon. The National Park will be located in Apollo’s landing site. This National Park will be made to preserve the landing sites and to the public understanding or awarness of the Apollo program. Vocabulary: 1. Heritage: something that belongs someone by a reason. 2. Manned: operated by one or more persons. Questions: 1. What was the most interesting thing that you learned from Reading this article, and why? The most interesting thing I learned by reading this article was that a National Park could be made on the moon because its unlikely that other countries permit NASA to do that. I Also Ieasrned that many landings have been made on the moon and that in one ocassion three astronauts died.

2. What caused this event, and/ or what are the effects of this event? This event was caused by two congresswomen that aim to protect the artifacts leith by landings on the moon. The effects of this event is that a National Park could be made to protect artifacts.

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Solar Storm Hits Earth


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Works Cited: Kraus, Stephanie. “ Solar Storm Hits Earth.” Time For Kids, Time Inc., 30 January 2013. Web. 27 July 2013.

Summary: On January 30, 2013 the sun woke up and sent strong flares of energy to the Earth. It caused the strongest solar storm since 2005. The storm impacted hard in the Earth, although we didnt feel it. The strongest concern from experts was radation emited by the storm.

Vocabulary: aurora: radiant emitions made by the upper atmosphere. outages: a failure or interuption in the suplly of power.

Questions: 1. If applicable: What caused this event, and / or what are the effects of this events? This event was caused by the sun’s strong flares of energy sent to the earth to the Earth .The effects of this event are that the storm can damage the satelities and it could also cause power interuptions and failures. 2.Can you connect this event to something similar that has happened around you? I can connect this event to an eclipse I saw on second grade because ,on both events, the sun was envolved and affected the Earth.


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