Click here to go back to the homepage to learn English...Add a new lesson / test
Please log in!

Remember me
I've lost my password

2 million accounts created!
JOIN our free club and learn English now!

  • Home
  • Print
  • Guestbook
  • Report a bug

  • GREAT!
    Get a free English lesson every week! 2 MILLION subscribers!
    Click here!


    - English translator
    - Our other sites

    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #85995: Rings of Saturn
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Dictation | Nature [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - In the sea - Animals and pictures - Fruit-trees - In the garden-vocabulary - Flowers - Vocabulary: Sea animals - Vocabulary : Animal sounds/cries - Birds and their nests
    > Double-click on words you don't understand

    Rings of Saturn

    Listen to the video and fill in the missing words.

    English exercise "Rings of Saturn" created by anonyme with The test builder
    Click here to see the current stats of this English test [Save] [Load] [?]

    Please use the 'Save' button above if you don't have enough time to take this test.

    Because, despite appearances, the rings aren't . Each ring is made up of hundreds of and each ringlet is made up of . Caught within the of Saturn's gravity, the ring particles orbit around the planet in an thin layer. [Dialogue] But the similarity doesn't end with the layout. It also in what the rings and the icebergs are made of and that explains why the . Well, this is why we can see Saturn's rings from because this is what they're made of: they're made of beautiful, pure, water-ice in the sunlight. Billions of these pieces a billion kilometres from earth. Most of the are, well, smaller than that; less than a . Many are micron-sized ice . Some are as big as this . Some are as big as . Some can be over a kilometre . Imagine sitting on one. Imagine if this a piece of Saturn's rings? What a view! This is the we can get to Saturn's rings on earth and the view would be : Billions of chunks of ice shining brightly as they the sunlight. And the reason the rings shine so brightly is , like the icebergs, the rings are . As the ring particles orbit Saturn, they're continually each other and collecting into giant that are endlessly forming and breaking . As they collide, the particles , exposing bright new of ice that catch the sunlight. It's because of this constant that the rings are able to stay as and as they were when they formed.

    End of the free exercise to learn English: Rings of Saturn
    A free English exercise to learn English.
    Other English exercises on the same topics : Dictation | Nature | All our lessons and exercises

    Share : Facebook / Google+ / Twitter / ...