A School Walks to a New Place – level 2

20-11-2020 15:00

Engineers in Shanghai, China, had to move a school to a new place. The reason was that there would be a business building in the same place.

The school was 85 years old and engineers did not want to destroy it. Therefore, they decided to move it 62 meters away. It was a difficult task for them but they succeeded. They installed 200 special robotic legs underneath the building, and the legs lifted it off the ground. They controlled the legs that moved up and down, and the legs rotated the building. It took 18 days to move the building to its new location.

It was the first time that engineers in Shanghai moved a building with the help of robotic legs.

Difficult words: succeed (to manage to do something that you plan or want), install (to put something in a place or position and to make it ready for use), rotate (to move in a circle).

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