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CLIP 8425

Life in the Pyrenees mountains - observatory

Life in the Pyrenees mountains - observatory
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Key Info
  • Life in the Pyrenees mountains - observatory
  • Duration: 02:18
  • Exploring life at an observatory on the top of the Pyrenees mountains. The Pyrenees mountains act as a barrier between France and Spain. Scientists explore space at the Pic du Midi observatory. The observatory is located on the mountain because there is less pollution and purer air to give better images of the stars and space. The scientists not only work at the observatory, they also live there.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Mountains

  • Keywords: mountain, mountains, Pyrenees, observatory, space, stars, telescope, OuterSpace
Ideas for use in class
  • Use as an introduction to life on a mountain. Could use in conjunction with clips 8426, 8427 and 8428.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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