A mysterious golden object in the ocean – level 1

12-09-2023 15:00

Scientists find a strange golden object on the ocean floor near Alaska. The object looks like a small ball. Scientists think that it could be an egg from an unknown animal. It could also be a sponge from the sea.

A robot submarine finds it very deep in the water, about 3.2 kilometers down. Scientists are doing tests to learn more about the ball. It feels like soft skin. The scientists use a robot arm to pick it up and take it to a lab.

This happens during a big mission to learn more about the sea in Alaska. Experts are looking at deep-sea animals and rocks. The mission ends on 15 September.

Difficult words: unknown (something what we do not know or we know only little about), sponge (a soft sea organism with holes in it), lab (a room where scientists do tests and experiments).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What will the tests conducted by the scientists on the golden object reveal?


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