Controlled explosion in Germany - level 1

Controlled explosion in Germany - level 1

11-02-2014 15:00

People build a building in 1972. This building is in Germany. It is 381 feet (116 metres) tall. A university uses this building.

The building is old now. People don’t use it anymore. They demolish the building. One tonne of explosives is used. The building falls down in 10 seconds. A lot people come to watch this.

People must move away parts of the building. They want to build new buildings there.

Difficult words: demolish (destroy or break completely), explosives (bombs).

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