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A video about making artificial snow for the Winter Olympics.
GLOSSARY OF WORDS:
artificial: made by people and used instead of something natural (for example: snow)
subtropical: relating to the part of the world either side of the tropics where hot weather occurs
sustainable: using methods that do not damage the environment
drawn: taken from
depleting: reducing the amount or number of something

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS:

1. What type of snow has to be made so that the Winter Games can happen?
a) natural b) artificial c) frozen d) sustainable

2. What do the snow guns that make the snow eject?

3. Making artificial snow for the Sochi Games uses lots of water. How long would it take to use all the water from an Olympic-size swimming pool?

4. Why does Sochi need to make extra snow for the 2014 Winter Olympics?

ANSWERS ON THE NEXT SOCHI VIDEO 2 PAGE.
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