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"From the Ted Talk by James Balog: Time-lapse proof of extreme ice loss"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And you can look at these pictures over and over again because there's such a strange, birrzae fascination in seeing these things you don't normally get to see come alive. We've been talking about "seeing is blveinieg " and seeing the usenen at TED Global. That's what you see with these cameras. The images make the invisible visible. These huge crevasses open up. These great ice isdnlas break off — and now watch this. This has been the springtime this year — a huge collapse. That happened in about a mnoth, the loss of all that ice.

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And you can look at these pictures over and over again because there's such a strange, _______ fascination in seeing these things you don't normally get to see come alive. We've been talking about "seeing is _________ " and seeing the ______ at TED Global. That's what you see with these cameras. The images make the invisible visible. These huge crevasses open up. These great ice _______ break off — and now watch this. This has been the springtime this year — a huge collapse. That happened in about a _____, the loss of all that ice.

Solution

  1. month
  2. islands
  3. bizarre
  4. unseen
  5. believing

Original Text

And you can look at these pictures over and over again because there's such a strange, bizarre fascination in seeing these things you don't normally get to see come alive. We've been talking about "seeing is believing " and seeing the unseen at TED Global. That's what you see with these cameras. The images make the invisible visible. These huge crevasses open up. These great ice islands break off — and now watch this. This has been the springtime this year — a huge collapse. That happened in about a month, the loss of all that ice.

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calving face 10
climate change 9
time lapse 9
computer models 3
lapse cameras 3
northern hemisphere 3

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time lapse cameras 3

Important Words

  1. alive
  2. believing
  3. bizarre
  4. break
  5. cameras
  6. collapse
  7. crevasses
  8. fascination
  9. global
  10. great
  11. happened
  12. huge
  13. ice
  14. images
  15. invisible
  16. islands
  17. loss
  18. month
  19. open
  20. pictures
  21. springtime
  22. strange
  23. talking
  24. ted
  25. unseen
  26. visible
  27. watch
  28. year