Asteroid Protection – level 1
Asteroids can hit the earth. NASA says that this can happen. However, there is a very small chance. NASA does want to talk about this. NASA starts working with FEMA. FEMA is another American government agency.
The agencies hold a conference. Scientists from all over the world come to the conference. They talk about asteroids. They talk about what people can do to protect Earth.
Difficult words: asteroid (a rock which is flying in space), small chance (no change – something is not going to happen vs. high chance – something is going to happen), government agency (the offices of people who do some work for the government – the ‘bosses’ of a country).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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