A School Walks to a New Place – level 1

20-11-2020 15:00

A very old school is in Shanghai, China. The school is 85 years old. Engineers want to move it to another place. Builders want to build a business building in the same place.

Engineers put more than 200 robotic legs underneath the school. The legs move up and down. They turn around. The building lifts off the ground. It looks like the school is walking.

The school walks 62 meters. The school is very heavy. It weighs 7,600 tons. It takes 18 days to move the school.

Engineers are happy. It is the biggest task that they do. And they do it well.

Difficult words: engineer (a person who plans or builds buildings and machines), robotic (something that is a machine but it seems like a human or an animal), underneath (exactly below something), lift off (to move up).

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