Loch Ness Monster – level 2

20-08-2019 15:00

For centuries, people talked about a water monster in Loch Ness, which is a lake in Scotland. People call the monster Nessie, and many tourists visit this lake because of the monster.

Scientists are now hoping to find out if Nessie is real, but they will not be swimming in the lake to find it. They are going to take 300 water samples and filter organic material from the samples.

They will extract and analyse the DNA from the material. They will compare it with DNA databases around the world.

Difficult words: sample (a tiny part of something), extract (get from), compare (look at two things and see if they are similar), database (a collection of data, information).

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